Promoting the Emotional Wellbeing of Children in Care

Promoting children in care’s emotional wellbeing and recovery from trauma through a child-centred outcomes framework.

Promoting children in care’s emotional wellbeing and recovery from trauma through a child-centred outcomes framework

The Alliance for Children in Care and Care Leavers held an expert roundtable to bring together academics and sector leaders to discuss new ways to promote emotional wellbeing in the care system.This paper examines options for assessing and measuring looked after children’s wellbeing and mental health outcomes across their care experience as mechanisms for assessing ‘good quality care’. It sets out proposals for Government on developing new measures and ways of using existing data more effectively to drive improvements across the system.

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