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Children's Services

Improving services for children and families

You need to know whether and how your early help or targeted and specialist supports are providing the right help at the right time for children and families.

IPC works with service leaders and practitioners, commissioners and providers, children and families to explore how well services are working, for whom and in what circumstances – and to identify ways in which services can be improved or refined to maximise their impact and outcomes. Our expertise covers the full range of services offered to children, young people and their families: from public health, prevention and early intervention to child protection, youth justice and CAMHS provision

Clare Dodwell, Principal Consultant
Clare Dodwell, Principal Consultant

To discuss how we can help with your Children's Services needs, contact Clare Dodwell

Our Services

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Applied Research and Evaluation

We help our clients identify strengths and areas for development by undertaking reviews and evaluations as well as longer term applied research projects to improve the evidence-base from which public care services are delivered.

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Consultancy

We help our clients solve problems, improve practice and innovate. We can help you to review, design, develop and implement policy, strategies, structures, services, pathways and operational guidance.

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Training and Development

We help our clients improve the skills and knowledge of their staff or other stakeholders. Through coaching, training and development, your services can have more consistent impact.

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Academic Partnership

Our Academic Partners have dedicated, longer term support from experienced people with specialist knowledge in your field.

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