IMPROVING EVIDENCE FOR BETTER OUTCOMES
We aim to improve the lives of children and families through setting standards and generating the best research into what works for children’s social care.
What Works for Children’s Social Care seeks better outcomes for children, young people and families by bringing the best available evidence to practitioners and other decision makers across the children’s social care sector.
We generate, collate and make accessible the best evidence for practitioners, policy makers and practice leaders to improve children’s social care and the outcomes it generates for children and families.
We work across three areas:
read more about Building on lessons learned
Building on lessons learned
29 April 2021
Eleanor Briggs, Director of Policy, reflects on some of the emerging themes from our project examining new practice in children's social care that emerged during the first COVID-19 lockdown.
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Evidence, training and trees
27 April 2021
Anna Bacchoo, our Director of Practice, discusses the part our new training programme can play in the journey to evidence-based practice in children's social care, as well as our love of tree acronyms.
read more about Improving LGBTQ+ young people’s experiences of care
Improving LGBTQ+ young people’s experiences of care
23 April 2021
In her latest blog, WWCSC Director of Programmes, Louise Jones, discusses our new research project with the University of Birmingham to improve LGBTQ+ young people's experience of social care
read more about WWCSC to provide research support to the review of children’s social care
WWCSC to provide research support to the review of children’s social care
20 April 2021
WWCSC is pleased to announce that as part of our remit to create and promote evidence-based practice in children’s social care, we will be providing research support to the review of children’s social care