Here you will find our current active research projects. we regularly update our projects as work unfolds. Looking for something specific or just browsing, we have something for you.

Completed projects can also be found here

Spotlighted Research

Evaluation of the Family Drug and Alcohol Court in Wales pilot

Evaluation of the Family Drug and Alcohol Court in Wales pilot

cascadeAug 15, 20223 min read

This two-year evaluation of the first Family Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC) in Wales aims to support the delivery and development of FDAC in Wales, and enable a rigorous large-scale evaluation in future. Overview The UK’s first FDAC was piloted…

Action for Children’s Serious Organised Crime Early Intervention Service (SOCEIS) Evaluation

Action for Children’s Serious Organised Crime Early Intervention Service (SOCEIS) Evaluation

cascadeFeb 19, 20215 min read

The  Serious Organised Crime Early Intervention Service Evaluation is now available. Click below to view it SOCEIS Final Evaluation The aim of this evaluation is to examine the implementation, delivery and impact of the Serious Organised Crime Early Intervention Service, a…

The SWIS Trial: An evaluation of school based social work

The SWIS Trial: An evaluation of school based social work

cascadeNov 9, 20203 min read

Following on from three pilot studies which showed evidence of promise, the SWIS trial will evaluate the programme on a larger scale to establish the impact it has on some important social care and educational outcomes. We will also learn…

The Welsh Basic Income Evaluation

The Welsh Basic Income Evaluation

cascadeNov 24, 20225 min read

The Welsh Government are offering care leavers who turn 18 between July 2022 and June 2023 the opportunity to take part in a basic income pilot. Those who take part will receive £1,600 before tax per month for two years…

Family VOICE: Family Group Conferencing for Children and Families

Family VOICE: Family Group Conferencing for Children and Families

cascadeOct 6, 20214 min read

Family group conferencing for children and families: Evaluation of implementation, context and effectiveness Briefing for services on the Family Views and Context Study https://youtu.be/HegxvJK1swg Survey The family group conferencing for children and families (Family VOICE) study is exploring the quality and effectiveness of…

Beyond children’s social care services

This selection of research focuses on areas outside of care services

Children and families in need

This selection of research focuses on the live experiences of children and families and their situations.

Children in care, adoption, and aftercare

This selection of research focuses on Children in care, Adoption and aftercare

Evaluations of services and innovations

This selection of research focuses on evaluating services and improving it for all

Completed projects

Are you looking for a previous project that has finished? Check our completed projects page to find our research projects that have finished.