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An NHS Trust v SK (Best Interests Decision -Palliative Care) [2016] EWHC 2860 (Fam) (04 November 2016)

An NHS Trust v SK (Best Interests Decision -Palliative Care) [2016] EWHC 2860 (Fam) (04 November 2016) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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Living With The Alienator: Parental Alienation as Coercive Control in Five Easy To Understand Steps

Living With The Alienator: Parental Alienation as Coercive Control in Five Easy To Understand Steps | Children In Law | Scoop.it
I work with social workers a lot.  I also work with CAFCASS (GAL's for our stateside readers) and I teach and train psychotherapists, psychologists and others in the psychological helping therapies about how to work with alienated children and their families.   Most of the people I work with are aware of parental alienation and…
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K.B. and Others v. Croatia: the Court’s first steps to tackle parental alienation

K.B. and Others v. Croatia: the Court’s first steps to tackle parental alienation | Children In Law | Scoop.it
By Evelyn Merckx, teaching assistant and PhD researcher at Ghent University Children’s position during their parents’ separation remains a delicate matter. A variety of reasons can result in a child refusing contact with a parent in response to the challenging situation. Objective reasons can lead to the child’s decision, such as a parent’s aggressive or…
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A Broken System: Gatekeeping And Alienation

A Broken System: Gatekeeping And Alienation | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Parental alienation targets the child pulling them away from one parent through a series of emotional and manipulative behaviors often sabotaging
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Mental health tests for children entering care delayed - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Mental health tests for children entering care delayed - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Department for Education has announced that its plans to assess the mental health of children entering the care system have been postponed.
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Parental Alienation Awareness Day 2017 – What Alienated Parents Don’t Know and What Alienating Parents Won’t Tell Them (and Why They Won’t Tell Them)

Parental Alienation Awareness Day 2017 –          What Alienated Parents Don’t Know and What Alienating Parents Won’t Tell Them (and Why They Won’t Tell Them) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Another Parental Alienation Awareness Day rolls around and I am thinking of all the children missing out on their parent's love and all the parents who are thinking of their children and wondering how they are today. Because today is Parental Alienation Awareness Day, the emphasis being upon the word awareness, I thought it might be…
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Local Government Lawyer - Care applications by councils reach record level with 13.8% rise in single year

Local Government Lawyer - Care applications by councils reach record level with 13.8% rise in single year | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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Sir Martin Narey to lead fostering stocktake

Sir Martin Narey to lead fostering stocktake | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Read Sir Martin Narey to lead fostering stocktake and the latest children services news & best practice on Children & Young People Now
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Children’s Commissioner worries about ‘pinball’ kids - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Children’s Commissioner worries about ‘pinball’ kids - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Research by Children's Commissioner highlights the repeated upheavals experienced by children in the care system
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KRASNIQI v. AUSTRIA - 41697/12 (Judgment : No violation of Article 8 - Right to respect for private and family life (Article 8 - Expulsion)) [2017] ECHR 376 (25 April 2017)

KRASNIQI v. AUSTRIA - 41697/12 (Judgment : No violation of Article 8 - Right to respect for private and family life (Article 8 - Expulsion)) [2017] ECHR 376 (25 April 2017) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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Fathers 4 Justice - Why Parental Alienation IS child abuse

Fathers 4 Justice - Why Parental Alienation IS child abuse | Children In Law | Scoop.it
By Matt O’Connor, Founder, Fathers4Justice Parental alienation (PA) is an increasing and worrying feature in many cases we manage. It involves a child irra
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In The News

In The News | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The latest headlines on child welfare: School holidays leave 3 million children at risk of hunger, report says Home Office stages U-turn on decision to reject London-born children of EU couple living in UK Smartphone app 'tells parents when children are sexting'
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Cost of tri-borough collapse set to top £1.5m

Cost of tri-borough collapse set to top £1.5m | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Read Cost of tri-borough collapse set to top £1.5m and the latest children services news & best practice on Children & Young People Now
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Howard League launches legal challenge on behalf of boy held in cell 23 hours a day - The Justice Gap

Howard League launches legal challenge on behalf of boy held in cell 23 hours a day - The Justice Gap | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A legal challenge, brought by the Howard League for Penal Reform on behalf of a boy who has been held in prolonged solitary confinement in a London prison, will be heard by the High Court today. For long periods of his time in the Feltham prison for male juveniles and young offenders, the boy, whose …
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Local Government Lawyer - Fall in decisions for adoption orders halted but local variation remains: report

Local Government Lawyer - Fall in decisions for adoption orders halted but local variation remains: report | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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Government to investigate how foster care can be improved

Government to investigate how foster care can be improved | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Department for Education has launched a stocktake and consultation on current foster care provision and how it can be improved
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Resilience, Responsibility and Recovery: Healing the Wounds of Parental Alienation

Resilience, Responsibility and Recovery: Healing the Wounds of Parental Alienation | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Helping children and young people to heal from alienation is not a difficult task when one understands the process they need to go through in order to do that.  For there is a clear and easily followed path to assisting children and young people in these circumstances. I know that because I have walked that…
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