Editor, Rodney Noon, rodneynoon@gmail.com

Seen and Heard is Nagalro's well-respected and widely-read journal and is free to members.  Our journal:

  • Informs readers about current issues, research, case law and developments
  • Identifies issues and promotes debate about policy and practice
  • Provides a forum for sharing experiences and opinions with professionals involved in the lives of children caught up in family proceedings
  • Analyses and updates best independent social work practice in child and family assessments
  • Explores work with children in family court proceedings.

Articles are written by colleagues in law, academia, social work and psychology. Each issue features news and comment; summaries of research and legislation updates; case law notes and book reviews. Articles, letters and contributions to the journal are particularly welcome from Nagalro members.

Notes for contributors and submissions guidelines are available here.


Seen and Heard is sent free to Nagalro full, associate and retired members

The annual subscription for non-members is £35.00.  To subscribe please contact Karen Harris, Nagalro Principal Administrator. E: nagalro@nagalro.com T: 01372 818504


Enquiries about advertising in the journal should be made to Karen Harris, Nagalro Principal Administrator: E: nagalro@nagalro.com T: 01372 818504

The Nagalro advertising policy can be downloaded here.

Recent articles

Current Issue

Volume 30 (1) 


  • ''Assessing the Narratives of abused and alienated children:  Important differences in understanding the child's experiences for the purposes of assessment and planning in court proceedings' - Helen Young
  • 'Relational systems:  Giving, Shifting or Sharing Power?'  Ryan Wise

Recent Issues

 Articles of special interest - download these here:

Recent Articles


Index to Seen and Heard articles

An index to articles published in Seen and Heard since 1991 is available here. Requests for copies of past articles should be directed to the Editor, Rodney Noon at rodneynoon@gmail.comArticles from Seen and Heard are abstracted on Child Data and Social Care Online.

Seen and Heard  ISSN 1744-1072