A mixed-methods evaluation of parental advocacy in Wales

Wales currently has the highest proportion of children in care among UK nations, and it is a policy priority of the Welsh government to reduce the number of children in care. The potential for parental advocacy (PA) services to help achieve this aim is increasingly being recognised, and the Welsh Government is funding several PA services across Wales. Read More

CLASS Cymru: Developing an online resource to support care experienced students

CASCADE are working with CLASS Cymru and The Rees Foundation to develop a website that will help care experienced people and those who work with them to find all the information they need about university.  Overview Care experienced young people in Wales and the UK experience significantly poorer outcomes than their peers who do not have experience… Read More

Snakes and Ladders: Developing a training tool for use in the youth justice system

The aim of this 15-month project is to develop a prototype of a training tool which represents a young person’s journey through the youth justice system including the various challenges that they may face.  Overview Understanding how best to support individual young people as they progress through the youth justice system is contingent upon the practitioner… Read More