Website of the Aberlour Child Care Trust, a charity dedicated to helping children and young people who require additional care and support to fulfill their potential.
For a variety of reasons, some children and young people can’t live with their parents. When parents aren’t able to look after a child, the local authority has a legal responsibility to do so. It will find somewhere for the young person to live and someone to look after them. When this happens, the child is said to be “in care” or being “looked after”.
This report draws on a systematic review of published evidence to provide lessons on empowerment for policy makers and practitioners. It aims to enable the development of workable activities for empowerment underpinned by a sound evidence base. It focuses on six key mechanisms that facilitate empowerment: asset transfer; citizen governance; electronic participation; participatory budgeting; petitions; redress.
This website is dedicated to the promotion and development of interprofessional education (IPE). It provides information and advice through its website, bulletins, papers and outlets provided by others, and has a close association with the Journal of Interprofessional Care.
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child has been signed by 197 countries including the UK.Most parents make sure that their children grow up with care and support. Most schools do everything they can to make school a good experience. Some children, especially those phoning ChildLine, say that they feel they have no control at home and in school.
YouTube channel of the EHRC on which can be found numerous videos on a range of topics connected to the themes of equality, fairness and human rights.
Archived Website of the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission, the public body responsible for the child maintenance system in the UK.
Update: It was abolished in 2012 with responsibilities passing to the Department for Work and Pensions.
ChildLine takes children’s and young people’s problems seriously, giving them a chance to talk in confidence about their concerns or worries, however large or small. Racism is treating someone differently or unfairly simply because they belong to a different race or culture. People can also experience prejudice because of their religion or nationality.
Ouch is a BBC website that reflects the lives and experiences of disabled people.
The Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics examines the ethical and values issues that impact and are interwoven with social work practice, research and theory development.