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Peter Fonagy appointed to expert panel on mental health
Professor Peter Fonagy, Chief Executive of the Anna Freud Centre, has been appointed to be on the Health and Social Care Committee’s Expert Panel to evaluate the Government’s pledges on ...
Coming out of lockdown
One of our Parent Champions talks about lockdown restrictions easing and the effect this ‘new normal’ can have on people’s mental health.
New project to take a systemic approach to improving adolescent mental health in disadvantaged communities
A research team led by Professor Peter Fonagy, Chief Executive of the Anna Freud Centre and Head of the Division of Psychology and Language Sciences at UCL, has been awarded a UK Prevent...
Early years staff say it’s time to make staff wellbeing a policy
Early years staff working in nurseries or preschools would like their settings to be more open about staff mental health, and to ensure staff wellbeing policies are in place and upheld. ...
The Duchess of Cambridge launches The Royal Foundation Centre for Early Childhood
Our Patron, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge is today launching The Royal Foundation Centre for Early Childhood.
Centre’s Director of Schools’ Division on Queen’s Birthday Honours list
Jaime Smith, Director of the Anna Freud Centre’s Schools’ Division, has been awarded an MBE for services to education in the 2021 Queen's Birthday Honours list.
Largest ever UK study announced to evaluate support for foster carers and children in their care
Today, the Anna Freud Centre announces the Reflective Fostering Study, the largest ever UK study to evaluate the impact of a foster carer support programme. This study is now recruiting ...
A statement on the first anniversary of the murder of George Floyd
A statement from Professor Peter Fonagy, Chief Executive of the Anna Freud Centre, on the first anniversary of the murder of George Floyd.
The announcement of a National Centre for Family Hubs: Supporting families across England to get early help as soon as difficulties arise
The Secretary of State for Education, the Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, announced the launch of the National Centre for Family Hubs. This major national initiative will be led by the Anna ...