C4EO works with local areas and services (across the public, private, voluntary and community sectors) to gather examples of excellent local practice which have led to significantly improved outcomes for children, young people and their families. Examples are assessed by a panel of sector experts who consider them against robust criteria, including the ability for other local areas to implement and use this 'best' practice.
C4EO shares this evidence to inspire best practice across regions and local areas, and incorporates examples into reviews of 'what works' for each theme. Increasingly, validated local practice is also being assessed for its cost-effectiveness, giving leaders and managers the unit cost of interventions and supporting the social return on investment.
C4EO has over 200 examples of 'what works', what is 'making a difference' and 'approaches towards service re-design and/or transformation' for local authorities and other organisations across the country.
Sending in your examples
C4EO is keen to receive examples of effective local practice that provides demonstrable evidence of improving outcomes for children, young people and their families. By completing this form with details of your local practice you can help us to inform decision and policy making, and to share and disseminate really effective practice with others working across the children’s sector.
C4EO is also keen to receive examples of emerging local practice, developed with the ultimate aim of improving outcomes for children, young people and their families. We are keen to capture new or relatively recent examples of instances where local authorities are re-designing their services to reflect a need to both be more efficient and, at the same time, improve outcomes for children, young people and families. We recognise that it is likely to be too early to demonstrate evidence of impact on children and families, but the thinking and process of change being implemented could be shared and be of value to others.
This guide aims to provide you with enough information to help you make your submission. It is intended for any organisation working with children, young people and their families and its purpose is to guide you through the process of submission. Submissions may come from local authorities, voluntary and community groups, charities, primary care trusts or other health organisations, or fire and rescue services, for example.
Examples of 'what works', what is 'making a difference' and 'approaches towards service re-design and/or transformation' for local authorities and other organisations across the country.
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20th July 2016 - London - One day course. Practitioner training to gain the knowledge and understanding of the potential impact of parental mental health problems, substance misuse and domestic violence on children.Read More>
A Quiet Place provides evidence based, personal development programmes, supporting the achievement of unique outcomes for all ages and abilities, focusing on future aspirations and dreams, whilst drawing upon a completely holistic approach.Read More>
Themes this local practice example relates to: Vulnerable (Looked After) Children Safeguarding Families, Parents and Carers General resources Early Help Priorities this local practice example relates to: Protecting children living in families where they are at high risk of abuse, harm or neglect Basic details Organisation submitting exampleRead More>
Parent Champions originated as a small-scale pilot scheme following research conducted by Daycare Trust between 2004 and 2007, which found that despite advances in childcare provision in the UK in that period, disadvantaged groups still remained less likely to take up childcare.Read More>