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Domestic abuse: the shadow pandemic

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Nimal Jude, valued friend of our blogs and Practice Development Consultant at the Social Care Institute for Excellence, considers how lockdown is impacting on incidents of domestic abuse. How can we adapt our processes and services to identify, support and protect those in danger and help perpetrators break the cycle - especially in these unusual times.

Keeping children and young people safe from abuse

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Whilst awareness of child abuse and neglect has increased greatly in recent years, Professor Corinne May-Chahal and her colleagues at the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) are keen to see more protection and support for children, young …

This working group was certainly expert in young people's mental health

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Being in care is like living in a fish bowl because you have to repeat the same story over and over again to different professionals This quote is from a young person, with whom Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) …

How information sharing can lead to safer care for children

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From helping families living in poverty to intervening in cases of neglect and domestic violence, child and family social workers are valued professionals. To be fully equipped for this varied and demanding role they need the right tools. Lucy Butler, …

A young carer's perspective: caring is as normal as putting on my socks

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To mark Young Carers Awareness Day, it is our privilege to host a series of blogs featuring the voices and experiences of young carers themselves. Meet this remarkable boy, aged 12, who has cared for his mother for as long as he can …