May 2015: Changes were made to recommendations 3, 5, 12, 36 and 38 to reflect changes to government policy since this guideline was first published. This guidance has been updated to reflect changes in names and titles in the organisations referred to in the original guidance. URLs have also been checked and updated if necessary.
January 2014: Title of 'Behaviour change: the principles for effective interventions' updated. This guideline was previously entitled 'Behaviour change'.
Recommendation 3: replaced 'local strategic partnerships' with 'local partnerships'
Recommendations 5 and 12: updated the footnote reference replacing the Department for Children, Schools and Families statutory guidance on care planning, placement and care review with the latest from the Department for Education 'The Children Act 1989 guidance and regulations volume 2: care planning, placement and case review'
Recommendations 36 and 38: updated information on the Children's Workforce Development Council inserting a footnote explaining from April 2012 the leadership of the CWDC programmes of work has been taken forward either by the Department for Education and the Teaching Agency or by the Children's Improvement Board (see the CWDC archived weblink for details).