What are the long-term impacts on children’s developmental outcomes because of placements made under public law orders in care proceedings? Including care orders, placement orders, and special guardianship orders?

Background

We want to improve the way people are supported in their interactions with the justice system, to target timely and efficient resolutions that lead to positive and sustainable outcomes for all parties involved.

Next steps

We can be contacted at the following email address: evidence_partnerships@justice.gov.uk.

Source

This question was published as part of the set of ARIs in this document:

Areas of research interest

Related UKRI funded projects


  • Establishing outcomes of care proceedings for children before and after care proceedings reform

    The study will identify outcomes for children of care proceedings by linking administrative data on children's services with data collected in a study of these proceedings. Linking research data about their court cases w...

    Funded by: ESRC

    Lead research organisation: University of Bristol

    Why might this be relevant?

    The project investigates the outcomes of care proceedings for children, including care orders, placement orders, and special guardianship orders, and their impact on children's developmental outcomes.

  • An investigation of care planning and the role of the Independent Reviewing Officer

    Over 64,000 children were looked after by local authorities in England on 31 March 2010, and during the course of the year over 88,000 were looked after at some point (excluding short-term breaks). The majority of these ...

    Funded by: ESRC

    Lead research organisation: University of East Anglia

    Why might this be relevant?

    The project focuses on care planning and the role of Independent Reviewing Officers, which is related to the care proceedings but does not directly address the long-term developmental outcomes of children.