Social care webinars

PARENT CARER’S ASSESSMENT 100621

Professor Luke Clements discusses ‘How to get a worthwhile carers assessment, that provides support for the parent carer’ –  Challenging the idea that local authorities have no duty to provide support following from a parent carer’s assessment.

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CHILD PROTECTION AND FABRICATED AND INDUCED ILLNESS CONFERENCE 170321

Speakers and topics:

CHILD PROTECTION PROCEDURES – Duncan Siret Independent Social Worker and Alliance Adviser, discusses what they are, how they should work, and where to get help

DISABILITY NEEDS ASSESSMENT POLICIES AND PARENTAL BLAME – Professor Luke Clements, discusses diverting families to generic ‘children in need’ (CiN) assessors, offering only short-term support responses that locate the problem in the parent and not in the special need for support that arise due to the child’s additional needs. 

CHILD PROTECTION TRENDS  – Professor Andy Bilson, presents research which shows a dramatic increase in child protection investigations, looking at national and local trends.

FABRICATED AND INDUCED ILLNESS – Professor Andy Bilson discusses critical evaluation of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health guidance, and publications by Bass and Glaser, on FII.

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DISABILITY NEEDS ASSESSMENTS 051120

Professor Luke Clements, the Cerebra Professor of Law and Social Justice at Leeds University – Assessing the social care needs of disabled children and their families: How it should be done and what to do when things go wrong. For a handout to accompany the webinar click here