Child File 11.1 Healthy Eating
Healthy Eating. Child File 11.2 Healthy eating – where do you start? Child File 11.3 Healthy eating survey. Whatever the preoccupation with standards, attainment and achievement might be, the fact remains that enabling children to be healthy, keep healthy and pass this down to their own children and families, is crucial. We’ve all heard the concerns about childhood obesity and the expectations that children’s services should be at the centre of reversing the trend. This is no easy matter. Settings are up against a huge marketing industry and a change in the way that families live. People may know the facts, but putting them into practice is a different matter. These materials are designed to provide some ideas for improving knowledge and practice within your setting.
Anti-racist policies are patronising and do nothing to expand the world of young black males, argues Tony Sewell.
Listening to childrens worlds
Taking children’s ideas and thoughts seriously is vital for their development, says Kate Adams
Mobilising for change
Want to improve children’s wellbeing locally in deprived areas? Well, you have start by mobilising, say Katy Simmons and David Livermore.
Grasping the nettle
As the momentum for early intervention gathers pace, Tim Linehan summarises the latest findings on best practice from C4EO
From little acorns
A pioneering mental health service has been developed in one of England’s most deprived boroughs. Yvonne Millar reports.
The law of unintended consequences
Psychological assessments are increasingly called for in care proceedings. But, argues Sarah Phillimore, these often cause harmful delays in the decision process.
Getting it together
Good interagency working is the Holy Grail for professionals working with young people. Now, for the first time, a framework has been developed to help managers and leaders identify the skills practitioners need. Lisa Curtis reports.
A scandalous number of vulnerable young people with learning difficulties end up in prison because interagency work fails to address and understand their needs. Jenny Talbot of the Prison Reform Trust reports.