2020 News: Early Intervention/ACE

22/09/2021: Early Help: The key to recovery – policy and practice

Early help is crucial for children and families that would benefit from universal support as well as those at the edge of child protection intervention. Experiences from the past year have widened . . . disparities between disadvantaged children and their peers, and affected young people’s emotional and mental health. As we emerge from the pandemic, early help is more critical than ever.

18/06/2021: Kate Middleton launches Centre for Early Childhood

The Duchess of Cambridge has launched the Royal Foundation Centre for Early Childhood in a bid to raise awareness of the importance of the early years. The centre, which has been developed with input . . . from the Anna Freud Centre, will focus on research, working with people across the private, public and voluntary sectors on new solutions and campaigning to raise awareness.
Children and Young People Now

15/04/2021: Early intervention investment could save councils £7bn, researchers say

Councils in England with above-average rates of looked-after children could save a total of £7bn over the next decade by focusing on early intervention policies that target vulnerable families, . . . according to researchers. The research focuses on the long-term savings that can be achieved through early intervention strategies across four areas, which have a higher than England’s average rate of looked after children, which is 67 per 10,000 children.
Children and Young People Now