What do children and young people in care want from social workers? Understand more about children’s experiences, from going into care to leaving it, and the ways in which you can support them through your practice.
Refresh your knowledge of key aspects of work with looked-after children and young people, including assessment, care planning and review.
How to work well with birth parents, including supporting behaviour change, assessment and rehabilitating the home.
Note about terminology: this hub refers in different contexts to children in care, in the care system, care-experienced children, those with lived experience of care and children who are looked after. We also continue to refer to a ‘looked-after child’ or ‘looked-after children’ to reflect the legislation and Department for Education guidance. We will keep this terminology under review.
If you are directly quoting the author's own words from this document you must acknowledge that they are not your own words by putting them within quotes marks, reference the source in the text and then provide the full reference at the end of the document. For example:
In the text:
Brackenbridge argues that "[t]he interpersonal dynamics of sexual abuse in sport are similar to those in other settings but exacerbated by some key situational differences" (Brackenbridge, 2008).
Full reference to insert at the bottom of the document:
Brackenbridge, C. (2008) Child Protection in Sport. Guide.
Community Care Inform Children [online].
Available at: https://www.ccinform.co.uk/articles/2008/02/22/1973/Child+protection+in+sport.html [accessed: INSERT DATE HERE (eg 25 November 2015)]