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Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative: Explorer Awards

The Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) seeks to improve the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders by funding innovative research of the greatest quality and relevance. Objective of the SFARI Explorer Awards: This award program is designed to enhance the SFARI’s existing support of autism research by providing timely […]

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NSPCC report: Achieving Emotional Wellbeing for Looked After Children

Achieving emotional wellbeing for looked after children: A whole system approach – new report from the NSPCC The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) has released this latest report, published June 2015. Authors: Louise Bazalgette, Tom Rahilly and Grace Trevelyan Research has shown that children in care are […]

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Making safeguarding personal

Project Title Delivering person-centred outcomes in an Adult Safeguarding Service: a route towards best practice and compliance with section 14.14 of the Care Act 2014 Type of Research Mixed methods, to inform the development of policy and procedures in Adult Safeguarding Background Following a previously successful collaboration between members of […]

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Transition from Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

Project title: Transition from Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS): users and leavers co-produce a transition preparation programme  Background: Consensus is growing that a rigid, age-based cut-off for leaving Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) is not in the best interests of young people (YP). The Care Act […]

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Family Nurse Partnerships

Project title: ENHANCE: Enhancing resilience and self-efficacy in the parents of children with disabilities and complex health needs Type of research: Applied Health research (Action Research Development study) Background & Scientific Rationale: It is estimated that there are around three quarters of a million children in England who are disabled […]