The Talking and Listening to Children (TLC) project is a four nation UK research project funded by the ESRC that explores how social workers communicate with children in their everyday practice and how social workers and children involved in these encounters experience and understand them.

2013-2015 Ruch, Winter, Cree, Hadfield, ESRC, £ 412,255.33.  ES/K006134/1. Cardiff, Edinburgh, Queens and Sussex Universities.