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Eileen Munro

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Relevant research

Munro, E. (2010) ‘Learning to reduce risk in child protection’. British Journal of Social Work, 40, 1135-1151.

Munro. E. (1999) ‘Common Errors of Reasoning in Child Protection’. Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, 23, 745-758. LSE Research Online ID: 358

Munro, E. (2008) Effective Child Protection, 2nd Edition. London, Sage Publications. LSE Research Online ID: 12773

Munro, E. (2005) ‘Improving practice: child protection as a systems problem’. Children and Youth Services Review, 27, 4, 375-391.

Fish, S, Munro, E., and Bairstow, S. (2008) Learning Together to Safeguard Children. London, Social Care Institute for Excellence. LSE Research Online ID: 51627

Munro, E. (2004) ‘The impact of audit on social work practice’. British Journal of Social Work, 34, 1077-1097.

Munro, E. (2009) ‘Managing societal and institutional risks in child protection’. Risk Analysis, 29, 7, 1015-1023.

Turnell, A., Munro, E. & Murphy, T. (2013) ‘Soft Is Hardest: Leading for Learning in Child Protection Services Following a Child Fatality’, Child Welfare, 92, 2, 199-216.

Evidence of impact

Munro’s reports: Munro, E. (2010) The Munro Review of Child Protection: Part One: A Systems Analysis.

Munro, E. (2011) The Munro Review of Child Protection: Part Two: The Child’s Journey.

Munro, E. (2011) The Munro Review of Child Protection, Final Report: A Child-centred System.

Munro, E. (2012) Munro Review of Child Protection, Interim Progress Report: Moving towards a child-centred system, London, DfE.

Government response: DfE (2011) A child-centred system, The Government’s response to the Munro review of child protection, London, DfE.

DfE (2011) Oral answer by Q. 18 by Michael Gove on Munro Report, progress on implementation of recommendations of Munro report into child protection, 4th March 2013.

Organisational changes: Ofsted (2012) Framework for the inspection of local authority arrangements for the protection of children, London, Ofsted.

DfE (2013) Working together to safeguard children, London, DfE.

DfE (2012) Children’s safeguarding performance information framework, London, DfE. 

Ofsted (2013) A single inspection framework for children's services.

Gove, M. (2012) Letter from the Education Secretary on the publication of the Edlington SCR.

DfE (2013) Step up to Social Work.

Department of Health (2012) White Paper, Caring for our Future. P.52.

Announcement of receipt of the 2014 President's Medal of the Operations Research Society for the Munro Review of Child Protection:

Impact beyond England

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