November 2016

The November CSP meeting was held on the 15th/16th November at Dartington Hall. There were four presentations.

Joyce Mosely talked about the status of 18-24 year olds and the way they fall between servivecs.She described several initiatives to remedy this problem.

Finley Green then discussed his research into the values and aspirations of young Muslims in Tower Hamlets, looking especially at the extent to which they subscribed to British values.

Paul Bywaters from Coventry University then presented findings from his studies concerning race of children in care across local authorities and highlighted the significance of policy variables, as opposed to soical deprivation factors.

Finally, Brid Featherstone (Huddersfield University) discussed the current pressures on social work and the need to rebalance the relationship between family support and child protection.

 

Roger Bullock