Practice Guidance

Leaving care and the transition to adulthood

teenage girl leaving care © Image Source / Alamy


Introduction Legislation and guidance Children Act 1989 Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000 The Children Act 2004 Overarching strategies Children and Young Persons Act 2008 Children and Families Act 2014 Policy context Policy context (Wales) Unaccompanied asylum-seeking children (UASC) Role of the social worker Over arching issues for social workers Some messages from research and practice […]

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