Vulnerable children need 'bold solutions'

30 October 2018

The scale of the challenge of vulnerable children needs  ‘bold solutions’ such as a 25-year plan for early intervention, says the chief executive of the Early Intervention Foundation.

Dr Jo Casebourne was responding to the findings of the foundation’s new report Realising the Potential of Early Intervention. According to the report, the reality of tackling complex social problems is that ‘small, time limited pots of money are unlikely to make a dent’ and it needs to be recognised that supporting children and families with complex problems requires a resource-intensive long-term response.

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