Welcome to The Innovate Project
Exploring how services are addressing extra-familial risks experienced by young people outside of the family home. Building new knowledge about the processes of innovation in social care.
As we move through the project, we'll be holding webinars, seminars and conferences that you can book.
Information about these will be posted in the Events section.
Latest blog posts
As we move through the final stages of the Innovate Project, our thoughts have been turning to what we have learned within our three domains of investigation, which were about: (i) the processes of innovation; (ii) extra-familial risks and harms; and (iii) the three practice and system frameworks of Contextual Safeguarding, Trauma-informed Practice, and Transitional
In this blog Dr Gillian Ruch discusses the challenge of relationships, risk and power being at the heart of innovation in social care contexts.
In our latest blog Dr Carlie Goldsmith, research fellow on the trauma-informed practice strand of the Innovate Project, reflects on the experience of moving ethnography of children’s services online. Specifically, she discusses some of the challenges this raises for researchers, especially those involved in highly sensitive research.