2021 News: Row 5

26/09/2022: Children’s happiness continues to decline, annual wellbeing survey reveals

One in nine children have poor wellbeing and their happiness in life continues to decline, the Children’s Society’s annual Good Childhood Report has revealed. The charity’s annual report, based on . . . analysis collected from 2,100 children whose families are taking part in the long-running Understanding Society project, shows that six percent of 10- to 15-year-olds say they are unhappy with life as a whole, up from four per cent a decade ago.
Children and Young People Now

26/09/2022: How a back-to-basics approach to Signs of Safety is helping social workers embrace the model

North East Lincolnshire has reinvigorated the way it rolls out Signs of Safety with the introduction of training modules, refresher sessions and dedicated practice champions. Social workers explain . . . how the initiative is already having an impact. “Something as simple as creating words and pictures meant a four-year-old boy, who initially thought I would remove him from his parents, trusted me enough to tell me his worries.”
Community Care

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