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The development of preventative policy and practice: an overview

Kate Morris, Marian Barnes, and Paul Mason

in Children, families and social exclusion: New approaches to prevention

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349668
eISBN:
9781447301806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349668.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses the specific preventative policies and policy initiatives through which New Labour governments have sought to address the needs of young children and their families in the ... More


Multi-agency working and disabled children and young people: from ‘what works’ to ‘active becoming’

Liz Todd

in Education, disability and social policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423375
eISBN:
9781447302186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423375.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter addresses the assumptions and implications of policy developments in multi-agency working, which has been in existence over at least the last three decades for the support of disabled ... More


Every child matters in public open spaces

Helen Woolley

in Securing respect: Behavioural expectations and anti-social behaviour in the UK

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420947
eISBN:
9781447303336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420947.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

In 2003 the British government declared Every Child Matters. This assertion stated that children should be healthy, safe and happy, and they should make a positive contribution and be allowed to ... More


Every Child Matters and the Children Act 2004

Carl Purcell

in The Politics of Children's Services Reform: Re-examining Two Decades of Policy Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447348764
eISBN:
9781447348818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348764.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter highlights the political drivers of Labour’s structural reforms to English local government through an examination of the Every Child Matters Green Paper and the subsequent passage of ... More


New Labour, children’s services and the third sector

Alison Body

in Children's Charities in Crisis: Early Intervention and the State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447346432
eISBN:
9781447345572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346432.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In chapter 1 we provide an overview of the concept of prevention within child welfare, particularly under the New Labour government (1997-2010). Coming to power in 1997, Labour placed considerable ... More


Meeting the standard but failing the test: children and young people with sensory impairments

Olga Miller, Rory Cobb, and Paul Simpson

in Education, disability and social policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423375
eISBN:
9781447302186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423375.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter focuses on issues surrounding the relationship of the assessment and attainment of children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities that arise from visual, ... More


Conclusions

Rob Allen

in Young people and 'risk'

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420008
eISBN:
9781447304364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420008.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This concluding chapter summarises the important policy questions on three overlapping areas: the prevention of serious violent crime by early intervention with children at risk; the assessment of ... More


Structural reform and the Victoria Climbié inquiry

Carl Purcell

in The Politics of Children's Services Reform: Re-examining Two Decades of Policy Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447348764
eISBN:
9781447348818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348764.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The Labour Government framed structural reforms to English local government, initially proposed in the Every Child Matters Green Paper published in September 2003, as a direct response to the ... More


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