Family Group Conferencing at pre-proceedings stage (2019-2022)

Coram is carrying out an evaluation of a type of decision making used in children’s social care in the UK and internationally. The evaluation involves over 20 local authorities in England and is funded by What Works for Children’s Social Care, as part of a Department for Education programme, Supporting Families: Investing In Practice.

The evaluation involves a randomised controlled trial and a process evaluation. More information for local authorities can be found on the study website, and technical details of methodology can be found in the trial protocol, which can be downloaded below.