Pathways to harm, pathways to protection

CRCF’s latest Serious Case Review study was published yesterday on the Department for Education’s website . The study ‘Pathways to harm, pathways to protection: a triennial analysis of serious...

CRCF 2016 Annual Conference

Over 100 delegates attended the CRCF 2016 annual conference at Woburn House, London on 28th June which saw the launch of the 2015-2016 annual report and the findings from the ESRC funded research...

Social Workers and Independent Experts in Child Protection Decision Making

Professor Jonathan Dickens of CRCF & Head of the School of Social Work at the UEA has had a paper published in the British Journal of Social Work , with colleagues from the four country...

25 years of the 1989 Children's Act discussed

On Tuesday 8th June 2016 Emeritus Professor June Thoburn was one of the speakers at a packed meeting of the Social Work History Network at King's College London which convened to...

Annual Conference is a sell out!

Following on from the sell out success of the 20th anniversary conference on the 20th April, CRCF's annual conference that is being held on the 28th June is now also fully booked. We are...

CRCF Celebrates Our 20th Anniversary

The CRCF 20th anniversary conference held on the 20th April at the Enterprise Centre of the University of East Anglia was a huge success with approximately 300 alumni, current staff and students...

CRCF presents at the Centre for Child Wellbeing and Protection launch

Congratulations to the new Centre for Child Wellbeing and Protection at Stirling University. On Monday 14th March Prof Marian Brandon gave a keynote address at the Centre's launch...

CRCF presents at the Houses of Parliament

Professor Marian Brandon gave a presentation at the Houses of Parliament on Thursday 3 rd March to an All Party Parliamentary Group seminar on children’s services. Marian was one of three experts...

Participatory research and working with vulnerable, marginalised children and young people - 13 April 2016

Title - Participatory research and working with vulnerable, marginalised children and young people Speaker - Professor Jo Aldridge - Professor of Social Policy and Criminology, Loughborough...

Berry Street Childhood Institute & The Secure Base Model

From the 14 th February Professor Gillian Schofield has been invited to Melbourne, Australia to work with Berry Street Childhood Institute , a large and influential voluntary organisation. The...

It's Happy Birthday to us!

2016 marks 20 years since Professor June Thoburn founded the Centre for Research on Children and families and is also the 40th anniversary of the School of Social Work at the University of East...

New Honorary Visiting Fellow at UEA's School of Social Work is announced

Dr Hugh Milroy OBE, has been made an Honorary Visiting Fellow of the School of Social Work at the University of East Anglia. Hugh is the Chief Executive Officer of Veterans Aid which is an...

One month to go!

The closing date for fully funded PhD studentships in Social Sciences including Social Work at the UEA is 12 February 2016 Social Sciences Faculty Research PhD Studentships are offered...

Providing a Secure Base in Schools

On the 4 th January, Professor Gillian Schofield was invited to present a session on ‘Providing a Secure Base in Schools’ at an Inset Day the Edith Cavell Academy in Norwich.  The new Head...

Big Data, Big Questions

Wednesday 4th November sees the next free public lecture in the ESRC big data series taking place. The lecture - Digital Data & Public Services in the Smart City - is being given by Tom...

Christine Cocker on Radio Norfolk

CRCF's Christine Cocker was interviewed this morning on BBC Radio Norfolk about the release today of the NSPCC's Childline Annual Review ‘Always There When I Need You’ . Asked to comment on the...

CRCF publishes paper in Child Abuse & Neglect journal

Professor Jonathan Dickens and colleagues on the four-country study of social work and judicial decision-making in child protection cases (Norway, Finland, USA and England) have recently had a...

Dr Jane Dodsworth discusses her research in online article

‘Social workers can learn from women’s stories of sexual exploitation and sex work’. Dr Jane Dodsworth of CRCF discusses her recent research and book in her article shared online in ...

Experiences of Sex Workers Key to Tackling Exploitation

Efforts to tackle sexual exploitation and support adults involved in sex work would be more effective if those involved are listened to and allowed to contribute to developing policy and services,...

Positioning Older Men's Social Interactions - a new CRCF article

Dr Penny Sorensen of CRCF and Fiona Poland, UEA have had an article published in Families, Relationships and Societies - 'Positioning Older Men's Social Internactions: a visual exploration of the...
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