Our blog on ending the criminalisation of children in residential care
Updates, reflections and young people’s voices.
This blog provides a deeper insight into the issues uncovered in our programme to end the criminalisation of children in residential care. It includes contributions from young people who have lived in children’s homes, as well as analysis by researchers.
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Howard League recommendations for better data raised in parliament
Claire Sands on calls in parliament for better collection and monitoring of data on the criminalisation of children in care  Read more
Addressing criminalisation in London’s care system from a lived experience perspective
Claire Sands on a new initiative in London  Read more
Unregulated accommodation raised in Parliament
Andrew Neilson highlights a recent Parliamentary debate  Read more
Good practice and facing regulation of 16+ accommodation in Central Bedfordshire
Claire Sands blogs on an interesting visit to a children's homes forum in Central Bedfordshire  Read more
Improving legal representation at the police station
Claire Sands on our new guide for lawyers representing looked-after children in police custody  Read more
Children going missing and the links to criminalisation
Andrew Neilson blogs about a new report on children who going missing from out-of-area placements  Read more
Addressing unnecessary criminalisation in a children’s home
Susan, a residential care worker, on how the children’s home she works in is taking action  Read more
Good policing practice with children’s homes in Nottinghamshire
Claire Sands looks at good practice from Nottinghamshire Police  Read more
Know your numbers – using data to monitor and address criminalisation
Claire Sands blogs about our latest briefing and shares some good news  Read more
Privatising children’s social care
Journalist and foster carer Martin Barrow considers the rise and rise of CareTech  Read more