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Children’s networks (episode 2) – Lifelong Links: podcast transcript

We spoke to a young person with care experience and thee professionals about supporting looked-after children to build a stronger network and connections with birth family and others, with the outcome of positive long-term relationships for the child

Children’s networks (episode 2) – Lifelong Links: podcast

We spoke to a young person with care experience and thee professionals about supporting looked-after children to build a stronger network and connections with birth family and others, with the outcome of positive long-term relationships for the child

Childrens networks (part 1) Family finding, family seeing: podcast

Two experts from Family Finding/Family Seeing us joined us to discuss how thinking differently about healing, positioning and love can make a real practical difference to work with children and families.

Children’s networks (part 1) – Family finding, family seeing: podcast transcript

Two experts from Family Finding/Family Seeing us joined us to discuss how thinking differently about healing, positioning and love can make a real practical difference to work with children and families.

Sibling sexual abuse: podcast

This episode discusses why sibling sexual abuse can be so challenging for social workers, how to work with the whole family and the shame, blame and denial of parents, as well as the fact that both the child who has been harmed and the child who has harmed are children, and use this opportunity to make a real positive difference to their lives and longer term outcomes.

How Brexit affects cross-border care proceedings

The legal framework for care proceedings involving children with European union connections changed at the end of 2020 due to Brexit. This guide explains what the system now involves

Brexit: nationality, asylum and local authorities’ responsibilities to support EU children’s applications for settled status

A guide to the impact of Brexit on citizenship, nationality, immigration and asylum and local authorities' duties to support EU children applying for settled status before 30 June 2021.

Test link to looked-after children quiz

Fear and social work: podcast

Podcast discussion with Professor Brian Littlechild about sources of fear in social work, both generally and during Covid-19 and how to get support from your organisation

Fear and social work: podcast transcript

Written transcript of a conversation with Professor Brian Littlechild about sources of fear in social work, generally and during Covid-19 and how to get support.