Practice Guidance

A judge’s tips for children’s social workers giving evidence

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Introduction

These “do’s and don’ts” have been suggested by Her Honour Judge Lynn Roberts, designated family judge for Essex and Suffolk, to help social workers have a better understanding of what the courts want to see from social work evidence and how to deal with challenging situations. Do… See the child again: Before appearing in court, […]

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