Practice Guidance

Introduction to direct work with children: A quick guide

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Key messages Direct work with children is an essential part of social work practice. The Children Act 2004 (section 53) states the duty to ascertain the wishes and feelings of children. It is also included in the Assessment of Children in Need and their Families (2000), which includes the need to undertake direct work with […]

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