The Integrated Children's System: An evaluation of the practice, process and consequences of the ICS in councils with social services responsibilities

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


  • M Bell
  • I Shaw
  • I Sinclair
  • P Sloper
  • J Rafferty


Publication details

DatePublished - 2007
Number of pages228
PublisherDepartment of Social Policy and Social Work
Place of PublicationUniversity of York, York
Original languageEnglish


This summary and report give an account of the evaluation of the Integrated Children's System implementation in two sites in England and two in Wales, conducted on behalf of the Department for Education and Skills and the Welsh Assembly Government by a research team based at the University of York. The evaluation took place from 2004 to 2006.

    Research areas

  • social care services issues, social work issues, child well-being, children on the edge of care

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