Working together in policy and practice Working together in policy and practice

The School works closely with research partners, including service providers and service users and  a range of stakeholders in policy and practice who become  involved at all stages from research development to dissemination and impact. 
 

Child protection and family support

Department for Education
Welsh Assembly
Department of Health
Parliamentary select committees
Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass)
NSPCC
Office of the Children's Commissioner
Kids Company
National Children's Bureau
Australia & New Zealand Ministries
Equality & Human Rights Commission
Working Families
Fawcett Society
Fatherhood Institute
Gingerbread
Relate
Family Matters Institute
EU- DG Employment: Directorate for Equality between Men and Women
UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs 
 

Child placement

Department for Education
Ministry of Justice
Youth Justice Board
Parliamentary select committees; members of the House of Commons and House of Lords
Family Justice Council
British Association for Adoption & Fostering (BAAF)
National Association of Independent Reviewing Officers
The Adolescent and Children's Trust (TACT)
The Fostering Network
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After Adoption; agencies abroad e.g. in Norway, China, Italy.
 
We also collaborate with 10 other universities across England and with local social services departments through our Making Research Count Initiative.