Developing good practice in the conduct of child protection case conferences
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Developing good practice in the conduct of child protection case conferences an action-research project. by Robbie Gilligan

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Published by Southern Health Board in Cork .
Written in English


  • Children -- Services for -- Ireland.,
  • Abused Children -- Services for -- Ireland.,
  • Child welfare -- Ireland.,
  • Social work with children -- Ireland.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsChapman, R., Southern Health Board., Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Social Studies.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii,163p. ;
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17196091M
ISBN 101901001059

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Child Protection and Welfare Practice Handbook How to use the Practice Handbook Section 1: For everybody whose work brings them into direct or indirect contact with children and their families. It provides a Glossary of Terms frequently used in child protection and welfare practice, as well as the definitions of the four types of child abuse. Lack of understanding by workers was noted by parents attending child protection case. conferences in the UK (Corby et al., ): interviews with parents after 29 conferences revealed they had concerns about not being understood by professionals. In Fisher et Size: KB. To be familiar with multi-agency assessment tools (e.g. Signs of Safety) that are used in Child Protection Conferences. Other Agency Reports to Conference All agencies which have participated in a Section 47 Enquiry or have relevant information about the child and/or family members should make this information available to the conference in a.   In addition to demographic data, the survey included sections relating to practices and attitudes in relation to interagency collaboration (see Darlington et al., ), barriers to collaboration, brief case reports of cases where a parent has a mental illness and at least one child is the subject of child protection proceedings (see Darlington.

A: A Guide for the Reporting of Child Protection and Welfare Concerns. A Review of Practice and Audit of the Management of Cases of Neglect; An examination of recommendations from inquiries into events in families and their interactions with state services, and their impact on policy and procedure. A Child Protection Conference is a meeting between family members, the child (where appropriate), and professionals involved with the family about a child’s future safety, health and development. The Child Protection Conference is designed to look at all the relevant information and circumstances to determine how best to safeguard the child. Developing good practice working with family & domestic violence within a Signs of Safety framework Identify & respond to children at risk Intersect child protection & disability Managing child protection cases through the Children’s Court Managing client aggression Working with CaLD & refugee families Working with complex families. Child Protection Case Conferences 98 Child Protection Plan Core groups there is evidence of improvement in services and good practice, we cannot be complacent. Child protection measures require constant vigilance and we all have a Parenting Strategy, the revised 'Pink Book' and guidance for supporting those.

Making plans is a critical activity for child and family social workers. All children in need, especially those in need of protection, must have a care plan. Ferguson, H. (). Promoting child protection, welfare and healing: the case for developing best practice. Child and Family Social Work, 6, Ferguson, H. (). Outline of a critical best practice perspective for social work and social care. British Journal of Social Work – Ferguson, H. (). Since the NASW Child Protection Standardswere initially published, there have been many profound practice and policy changes in the child welfare field. Child welfare systems are complex, and child welfare as a specialized field of practice is affected by and contributes to evolutions in policy, research, and practice models (NASW, 7. Good practice guidelines 8. Safe school, safe staff 9. Abuse of trust Children who may be particularly vulnerable Support for those involved in a child protection issue Complaints procedure in respect of poor practice behaviour If you have concerns about a colleague - allegations Staff who are the subject of an allegation