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What resources can you access to help you support families?

Research on families involved with child protection services in the United Kingdom reveal that many the families all share the common experiences of living on a low income, suffering housing difficulties, and social isolation. The children and families experiencing these factors may often feel that they have few choices available to help them. This learning object explores the complex issues that often surround these children and families.

Through the case of Abdul and Samira you will have the chance to reflect on an assessment of possible neglect and support services that could be of assistance to them. You can then compare your reflections to the findings of the Social Workers who undertook the assessment and find out more about the possible services available to the family This resource contains audio

James Blewett
Anna Gupta
Jane Tunstill
Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)