SCIE Report 65: Early intervention: decision-making in local authority children’s services
Published: January 2013
Review date: January 2016
This is a study of local authority decision-making in respect to long-term decision making and early intervention services. The study seeks to gain a better understanding of the factors that facilitate and hinder delivery of improved outcomes for children and families over the longer-term. This report synthesises the data gathered from: a literature review; 30 telephone interviews with senior officers and members in local authorities in England; and feedback from 49 subject matter experts attending five regional events.
The study was commissioned by Action for Children to support their work on early intervention.
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- Early intervention: decision-making in local authority children's services
- Early intervention: decision-making in local authority children's services - Appendices