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Looked-after children and self-harm: podcast transcript

Transcript of a podcast discussion covering what self-harm is and why it can be hard to define, why looked-after children and young people are at greater risk of self-harm and mental health problems than those in the general population, and how professionals can work with young people who are self-harming.

Learn on the go podcast: looked-after children and self-harm

Podcast discussion covering what self-harm is and why it can be hard to define, why looked-after children and young people are at greater risk of self-harm and mental health problems than those in the general population, and how professionals can work with young people who are self-harming.

Fabricated or induced illness: podcast transcript

Podcast episode looking at what FII is, why mothers seem to be the typical perpetrators of FII, and how social workers can work effectively with doctors and other professionals.

Learn on the go podcast: fabricated or induced illness

Podcast episode looking at what FII is, why mothers seem to be the typical perpetrators of FII, and how social workers can work effectively with doctors and other professionals.

Parents with learning disabilities: podcast transcript

Experts, including parents, discuss the negative perceptions and stereotypes that parents with learning disabilities can face, how social workers can build good relationships with parents, and how to make parenting assessments a more positive, supportive and constructive experience.

Learn on the go podcast: parents with learning disabilities

Experts, including parents, discuss the negative perceptions and stereotypes that parents with learning disabilities can face, how social workers can build good relationships with parents, and how to make parenting assessments a more positive, supportive and constructive experience.

Criminal exploitation and county lines: podcast transcript

Transcript of an episode of the Community Care Inform podcast, Learn on the Go. The expert guests are Dave, a parent whose son Mark became involved with gangs, and Catherine, youth justice manager who worked with Dave and Mark and has expertise in gangs and county lines.

Learn on the go podcast: criminal exploitation and county lines

The parent of a son who was involved with gangs and a youth justice manager discuss how young people get involved with gangs, signs they are being exploited and what good social work with young people and parents looks like.