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Local Government Lawyer - Judge blasts lack of therapy for mother faced with losing second child

Local Government Lawyer - Judge blasts lack of therapy for mother faced with losing second child | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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Family Law Week: Children and Social Work Act 2017 (Commencement No. 1) Regulations 2017

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Family Law Week: Public Law Clients with Learning Disabilities – Bridging the Gap

Family Law Week: Public Law Clients with Learning Disabilities – Bridging the Gap | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Gillian Geddes, barrister, of Hind Court considers the correct focus for public law arguments in support of parents with learning disabilities being allowed to care for their children.
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Response to survey showing child protection thresholds rising 'due to budget pressures' | The Fostering Network

Response to survey showing child protection thresholds rising 'due to budget pressures' | The Fostering Network | Children In Law | Scoop.it
In response to the findings of the survey of frontline social workers carried out on behalf of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Children (APPGC), Kevin Williams,
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Social Workers Told To Keep On Posting, In New Social Media Guidance

Social Workers Told To Keep On Posting, In New Social Media Guidance | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Health And Care Professions Council has published guidance notes for social workers and other members of its profession, on how to use social media whilst engaging in their professional duties. The notes come after Researching Reform called on the President of the Family Division to issue guidelines for family professionals in May of this…
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Local Government Lawyer - Council agrees to pay grandmother four years of backdated foster care payments

Local Government Lawyer - Council agrees to pay grandmother four years of backdated foster care payments | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Royal Borough of Greenwich has agreed to pay a grandmother four years of backdated foster carer payments, following an investigation by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman.
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Family Law Week: reunite publishes further international child abduction guides for India and Pakistan

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Shaken baby syndrome is not definitive proof of child abuse

Shaken baby syndrome is not definitive proof of child abuse | Children In Law | Scoop.it
While a debate over the medical diagnosis of shaken baby syndrome rages on, one thing is clear: it is no longer proof of child abuse, says Deborah Tuerkheimer
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An annual report, a transgender child, and more - Marilyn Stowe Blog

An annual report, a transgender child, and more - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
John Bolch looks at the biggest family law stories of the last week, including a dispute over a transgender child and a senior judge's pre-retirement report.
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HMCTS and Parental Alienation - The Voice of the Child

HMCTS and Parental Alienation - The Voice of the Child | Children In Law | Scoop.it
How much do HMCTS Her Majesties Courts and Tribunal Service know about Parental Alienation?
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Local Government Lawyer - Equalities watchdog sets up £500k fund for discrimination in education cases

Local Government Lawyer - Equalities watchdog sets up £500k fund for discrimination in education cases | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has launched a £500,000 scheme aimed at fighting discrimination in education.
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Children living with both parents ‘have better mental health’ - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Children living with both parents ‘have better mental health’ - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Children who spend equal time with both parents following divorce or separation have better mental health than other children, a new study suggests.
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Local Government Lawyer - Ombudsman upholds third complaint against council over support for boy with SEN

Local Government Lawyer - Ombudsman upholds third complaint against council over support for boy with SEN | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has criticised a London borough over repeated failures in relation to a boy with special educational needs, in a case where at one stage a council decision-making may have acted illegally when it withdrew support.
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