New publications on online abuse, deprivation of liberty and social work practice in the family court

19 December 2017

New Research in Practice publications Research in Practice has released new publications focusing on:

  • Online abuse – recognition and response
  • Deprivation of liberty in relation to children and young people
  • Social work practice in the family court.

Mapping Resource (PDF) provides details of each new release, along with information on a selection of related publications from the Research in Practice back catalogue. Use this quick guide to identify what the resources cover, who they’re for, and what other materials are available on the same topics to support workforce learning.


Online abuse – recognition and response: Frontline Briefing

Online child abuseOnline abuse is any type of abuse that happens on the web, whether through social networks, playing online games or using mobile phones. Children and young people may be subjected to cyberbullying, grooming, sexual abuse, sexual exploitation or emotional abuse.

Practitioners working with children and young people need to understand the risks that young people face online and be equipped with the knowledge and skills to safeguard them effectively.

This Frontline Briefing outlines key messages on the risks that children and young people face from online abuse and highlights approaches for working with children and young people who are experiencing or engaging in online abuse.

This briefing comes with an accompanying Frontline Tool, which provides practical tips, links and contacts to support practitioners working with young people who are experiencing online abuse.  

Aimed at: Professionals working directly with children and young people who are at risk of experiencing or engaging in online abuse.

Paperback price: £12 (no VAT to pay)

Download price: £14.40 (includes VAT)


Online abuse - recognition and response: Tips and links: Frontline Tool

Online child abuseThis Frontline Tool accompanies the full Frontline Briefing on online child abuse.

Aimed at: Professionals working directly with children and young people who are at risk of experiencing or engaging in online abuse.

Paperback price: £4 (no VAT to pay)

Download price: £4.80 (includes VAT)

 


Deprivation of liberty in relation to children and young people: Strategic Briefing

Deprivation of liberty in relation to children and young peopleThe deprivation of liberty for children and young people is a complex and sensitive area of practice with an evolving legal framework. This Strategic Briefing considers the legal basis to support local authorities in decision-making in this field of work.

Aimed at: Senior managers, Assistant Directors, heads of service, children’s guardians, family support workers, children’s home managers.

Paperback price: £10 (no VAT to pay) 

Download price: £12 (includes VAT)


Social work practice in the family court: Practice Tool

Social work practice in the family courtThe core role of social workers as experts in family court practice drives the need for robust pre-proceedings work and high quality written evidence, including analysis and care planning.

This Practice Tool brings together new and updated resources designed to build analytical skills, support the effective use of research to support decision-making, and prepare for cross-examination.

Aimed at: Social workers preparing and presenting evidence in court and their managers, case progression managers and heads of service in family courts work; children’s guardians, lawyers acting for the local authority, Independent Reviewing Officers.

Paperback price: £10 (no VAT to pay) 

Download price: £12 (includes VAT)

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