Vulnerable Birth Mothers and Recurrent Care Proceedings
Our short documentary Turning Points is now available here.
The documentary is about six birth mothers who have had children removed but have since then made significant changes in their lives such that they have gone on to keep a subsequent child.
Our final summary report, and final main report are now available on the Publications page.
This event is now fully booked.
Date: 4th October 2017, 9.30am – 4.30 pm
Location: Friends Meeting House, London
The Centre for Child and Family Justice Research are launching the final report of their Nuffield funded birth mothers and recurrent care proceedings study. Afternoon workshops led by experts in the field will consider the practice and policy implications of the particular issues raised in the findings report. The day will end with an expert panel discussion. Full programme for the event is available here.
Court-order child removal: yet another developmental challenge for young women whose childhoods are characterised by adversity – can a problem solving approach help?
We have published an article in the British Journal of Social Work on the developmental challenge for young women whose childhoods are characterised by adversity and how a problem-solving approach may be able to help. Link to the article here.
We are pleased to see that Pause has presented our research in infographic form:
Guardian reporter, Louise Tickle, published an article about our research here.
We have an open-access (free) article in the British Journal of Social Work called `Connecting Events in Time to Identify a Hidden Population: Birth Mothers and Their Children in Recurrent Care Proceedings in England’. See here to download.
Professor Karen Broadhurst and Claire Mason talked about recurrent care proceedings on BBC news. You can hear Karen (second clip) and Claire (third clip) here.