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Published date Publication Price
200200 2002

Voices and choices

by Pam Hibbert

An innovative report that presents learning from young people's participation in inspections of children's homes, carried out by a consortium of voluntary agencies.
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£2.50
201709 Sep 2017

Neglected Minds: A report on mental health support for younger people leaving care

by Nicola Smith

Type: Policy and research documents

This report looks at the mental health needs of care leavers and what could be done to better support them.
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Free
201406 Jun 2014

On My Own The accommodation needs of young people leaving care in England

by Strategy Unit

On My Own reveals that vulnerable care leavers worry about the risk of becoming homeless and are experiencing severe difficulties with finding appropriate accommodation, having a choice in their housing and managing living alone for the first time.
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Free
 

Missing from care in Staffordshire

by Di McNeish and Sara Scott

This report presents the findings of a study to explore policy and practice in relation to children and young people going missing from care in Staffordshire.
More info
Free
200400 2004

What works for young people leaving care?

by Mike Stein

This book looks at problems, service challenges and outcomes for young people leaving care.
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£12.99
200300 2003

Mental health of looked after children and young people in public care

by Christine Cocker, Sara Scott, Claire Turner and Nicola Smith

Type: Policy and research documents

This study reviews the provision of specialist mental health services available to looked after children in England and other European countries.
More info
Free
200400 2004

Improving outcomes for young people leaving care in Brent

by Daniel Clay and Rachel Dowling

Executive summary of research, conducted by Barnardo's for the London Borough of Brent, to inform development of services for looked after children and care leavers.
More info
Free
201709 Sep 2017

Neglected Minds: A report on mental health support for younger people leaving care

by Nicola Smith

This report looks at the mental health needs of care leavers and what could be done to better support them.
More info
Free
200400 2004

What works for young people leaving care?

by Mike Stein

This book looks at problems, service challenges and outcomes for young people leaving care.
Buy More info
£12.99
201601 Jan 2016

Evaluation of Barnardo's Supported Lodgings

by Kate Sewel

This report presents findings from an Evaluation of Barnardo's Supported Lodgings provision.

Supported lodgings provide family-based support to young people who cannot live with their own families and who are not yet ready for independent living.

More info
Free
 

Missing from care in Staffordshire

by Di McNeish and Sara Scott

This report presents the findings of a study to explore policy and practice in relation to children and young people going missing from care in Staffordshire.
More info
Free
201412 Dec 2014

'Staying Put' for young people in residential care: a scoping exercise

by Collaboration between the National Children's Bureau, The Who Cares? Trust, Action for Children, Barnardo's, Together Trust and the Centre for Child and Family Research, Loughborough University.

This report explores options for providing an equivalent of staying put for young people in residential care and the potential challenges and costs that will need to be taken into account for effective implementation.
More info
Free
 

Failed by the system

by Pam Hibbert

This survey reveals the shocking educational disadvantage faced by children in care.
More info
Free
200200 2002

Voices and choices

by Pam Hibbert

An innovative report that presents learning from young people's participation in inspections of children's homes, carried out by a consortium of voluntary agencies.
Buy More info
£2.50
201000 2010

In Loco Parentis - A Demos report commissioned by Barnardo's

by Celia Hannon, Claudia Wood and Louise Bazalgette

Type: Policy and research documents

The report examines what the care system would look like if it were reconfigured to avoid the delay, instability and abrupt transitions that many young people still experience and demonstrates that a smoother, more proactive care system could also be less costly to the state.
More info
Free
 

Missing from care in Staffordshire

by Di McNeish and Sara Scott

Type: Policy and research documents

This report presents the findings of a study to explore policy and practice in relation to children and young people going missing from care in Staffordshire.
More info
Free
200400 2004

What works for young people leaving care?

by Mike Stein

This book looks at problems, service challenges and outcomes for young people leaving care.
Buy More info
£12.99
200300 2003

Mental health of looked after children and young people in public care

by Christine Cocker, Sara Scott, Claire Turner and Nicola Smith

This study reviews the provision of specialist mental health services available to looked after children in England and other European countries.
More info
Free
201601 Jan 2016

Evaluation of Barnardo's Supported Lodgings

by Kate Sewel

Type: Policy and research documents

This report presents findings from an Evaluation of Barnardo's Supported Lodgings provision.

Supported lodgings provide family-based support to young people who cannot live with their own families and who are not yet ready for independent living.

More info
Free
200400 2004

Improving outcomes for young people leaving care in Brent

by Daniel Clay and Rachel Dowling

Executive summary of research, conducted by Barnardo's for the London Borough of Brent, to inform development of services for looked after children and care leavers.
More info
Free
200200 2002

Voices and choices

by Pam Hibbert

Type: Policy and research documents

An innovative report that presents learning from young people's participation in inspections of children's homes, carried out by a consortium of voluntary agencies.
Buy More info
£2.50
200500 2005

Use of secure accommodation and alternative provisions for sexually exploited young people in Scotland

by Chris Creegan, Sara Scott and Rachel Smith

This report presents findings from research on the use of secure accommodation for young people involved in or at risk of involvement in sexual exploitation in Scotland.
More info
Free
201406 Jun 2014

On My Own The accommodation needs of young people leaving care in England

by Strategy Unit

On My Own reveals that vulnerable care leavers worry about the risk of becoming homeless and are experiencing severe difficulties with finding appropriate accommodation, having a choice in their housing and managing living alone for the first time.
More info
Free
200300 2003

Mental health of looked after children and young people in public care

by Christine Cocker, Sara Scott, Claire Turner and Nicola Smith

This study reviews the provision of specialist mental health services available to looked after children in England and other European countries.
More info
Free
201000 2010

In Loco Parentis - A Demos report commissioned by Barnardo's

by Celia Hannon, Claudia Wood and Louise Bazalgette

The report examines what the care system would look like if it were reconfigured to avoid the delay, instability and abrupt transitions that many young people still experience and demonstrates that a smoother, more proactive care system could also be less costly to the state.
More info
Free
201406 Jun 2014

On My Own The accommodation needs of young people leaving care in England

by Strategy Unit

Type: Policy and research documents

On My Own reveals that vulnerable care leavers worry about the risk of becoming homeless and are experiencing severe difficulties with finding appropriate accommodation, having a choice in their housing and managing living alone for the first time.
More info
Free
200400 2004

What works for young people leaving care?

by Mike Stein

Type: Tools for professionals

This book looks at problems, service challenges and outcomes for young people leaving care.
Buy More info
£12.99
200400 2004

Improving outcomes for young people leaving care in Brent

by Daniel Clay and Rachel Dowling

Type: Policy and research documents

Executive summary of research, conducted by Barnardo's for the London Borough of Brent, to inform development of services for looked after children and care leavers.
More info
Free
201000 2010

In Loco Parentis - A Demos report commissioned by Barnardo's

by Celia Hannon, Claudia Wood and Louise Bazalgette

The report examines what the care system would look like if it were reconfigured to avoid the delay, instability and abrupt transitions that many young people still experience and demonstrates that a smoother, more proactive care system could also be less costly to the state.
More info
Free
201709 Sep 2017

Neglected Minds: A report on mental health support for younger people leaving care

by Nicola Smith

This report looks at the mental health needs of care leavers and what could be done to better support them.
More info
Free
200500 2005

Use of secure accommodation and alternative provisions for sexually exploited young people in Scotland

by Chris Creegan, Sara Scott and Rachel Smith

This report presents findings from research on the use of secure accommodation for young people involved in or at risk of involvement in sexual exploitation in Scotland.
More info
Free
201412 Dec 2014

'Staying Put' for young people in residential care: a scoping exercise

by Collaboration between the National Children's Bureau, The Who Cares? Trust, Action for Children, Barnardo's, Together Trust and the Centre for Child and Family Research, Loughborough University.

Type: Policy and research documents

This report explores options for providing an equivalent of staying put for young people in residential care and the potential challenges and costs that will need to be taken into account for effective implementation.
More info
Free
 

Failed by the system

by Pam Hibbert

Type: Policy and research documents

This survey reveals the shocking educational disadvantage faced by children in care.
More info
Free
201601 Jan 2016

Evaluation of Barnardo's Supported Lodgings

by Kate Sewel

This report presents findings from an Evaluation of Barnardo's Supported Lodgings provision.

Supported lodgings provide family-based support to young people who cannot live with their own families and who are not yet ready for independent living.

More info
Free
200200 2002

Voices and choices

by Pam Hibbert

An innovative report that presents learning from young people's participation in inspections of children's homes, carried out by a consortium of voluntary agencies.
Buy More info
£2.50
200500 2005

Use of secure accommodation and alternative provisions for sexually exploited young people in Scotland

by Chris Creegan, Sara Scott and Rachel Smith

Type: Policy and research documents

This report presents findings from research on the use of secure accommodation for young people involved in or at risk of involvement in sexual exploitation in Scotland.
More info
Free
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