Dataset

NI 058 Emotional and behavioural health of looked after children

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Emotional and behavioural health of children and young people in care will be assessed through the use of a Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ). The SDQ is a short behavioural screening questionnaire. It has five sections that cover details of emotional difficulties; conduct problems; hyperactivity or inattention; friendships and peer groups; and also positive behaviour.

Source: Department for Children Schools and Families (DCSF)

Publisher: Department for Children Schools and Families (DCSF)

Geographies: County/Unitary Authority, Government Office Region (GOR), National

Geographic coverage: England

Time coverage: 2009

Notes: Children in care are defined as all looked after children as defined in the 1989 Childrens Act.

Guidelines: Good performance will be typified by a low number.

Import source: DATA4NR-data4nr-export-13-01-2010.csv
External reference: DATA4NR-1195
National statistic: no
Geographic coverage: 100000: England
Temporal coverage from: 2009
Precision: The SDQ has been internationally validated and is appropriate for all BME groups.
Source: Department for Children Schools and Families (DCSF)
Department: Department for Children, Schools and Families
Temporal coverage to: 2009