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 New expansion of project providing social worker supervision to DSLs
New expansion of project providing social worker supervision to DSLs
14 June 2021
Minister for Children and Families announces the expansion of an evaluation offering social worker supervision to schools’ Designated Safeguarding Leads.
read more about Jenny Coles announced as new Chair of Trustees
Jenny Coles announced as new Chair of Trustees
9 June 2021
WWCSC is pleased to announce that Jenny Coles, the outgoing Director of Children’s Services at Hertfordshire County Council, will replace Sir Alan Wood as the charity’s Chair of Trustees. Jenny is also joined by four new trustees.
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27 May 2021
Louise Jones our Director of Practice, discusses the motivation behind our new Spark Grant Scheme, which provides small research grants to early career researchers and those underrepresented in research
read more about Using logic models to understand COVID-19 innovations
Using logic models to understand COVID-19 innovations
26 May 2021
In this blog, Dan Kearns, Senior Practice Development Co-ordinator, discusses how building logic models helped local authorities to better understand their COVID-19 practice innovations.