Research and analysis

Decision-making in children’s social care: quantitative analysis

Report of a project exploring patterns and trends in social worker decision making.


Decision-making in children's social care: quantitative analysis


The findings of a research project looking at what influences social workers to make decisions, eg behavioural or psychological factors.

Published 7 July 2016
Last updated 29 June 2017 + show all updates
  1. Corrected the way results are reported on case outcomes for children who speak English as an additional language (EAL) in the executive summary and summary box introducing the relevant section in the main report.
  2. First published.