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VCF UK
The Victoria Climbié Foundation advocates for children's rights, care and protection; provides legally-based advocacy service for children & families
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Reg44@AIVCCS Dec 11
Judge condemns IROs' 'utter failure' to serve children's best interests
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VCF UK 18h
Replying to @IDickson258
good to see you back on Twitter
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VCF UK 19h
helping to make a difference for individuals
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Russ Martin Dec 11
When fighting prepare for the long game, play chess whilst the Charlatans play tiddlywinks, their chaos will be their downfall.
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Yes, first-hand experience, through our advocacy support to children and families. That said, we know there are schools that acknowledge some of the challenges facing children outside of school, endeavouring to provide support internally
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VCF UK Dec 11
Violence against women, particularly in domestic abuse situations, still not being addressed appropriately within child protection nor in private hearings; children's guardians increasingly causing concern, often going to great lengths to support perpetrators of abuse
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VCF UK Dec 11
Government vows to help social workers and teachers to boost outcomes for children in need of help & protection, hope this leads to them working together with children and families to envision & support a future that allows each child to fulfil their potential
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IPSEA Dec 11
We have capacity to support a limited no. of families making appeals against refusal to carry out EHC needs assessment/refusal to issue EHCP. First come first served basis & we can only support if you've a decision from your LA giving you right of appeal:
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asye jokes Dec 11
This lack of transparency, accountability and misuse of power makes it hard to argue with any child or family about the social work role being anything other than a means to remove children from their homes😟
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António Castanho Dec 9
You deceived me First with the promises of love But you cut me off from the world. You stalked me I resisted You hit me Once and you're sorry. Two and you repeated I lost count of aggressions and vain promises I swallowed tears and wounds several times but finally I freed myself
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Safe Passage Dec 9
Watch these former child refugees talk about their journeys to the UK 80yrs ago on the Kindertransport. They were among 10k welcomed by British communities In order to build a legacy 80yrs on our Gov. needs to show the same compassion to child refugees of today. It's
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Peter C. Bell Dec 8
Whatever happened to early intervention to avoid a crisis? How about setting some targets for providing preventative intervention care and support rather than reactive care far too late?
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VCF UK Dec 10
In principle, this is a welcome step for social workers at court, although those who are instructed in practice could find this a step too far and career debilitating...
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VCF UK Dec 10
Children's Services chasing budgets over supporting need? Children's services cuts 'a false economy', Ofsted warns | Children & Young People Now
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The Bar Council Dec 9
BBC News - Legal aid advice network 'decimated' by funding cuts
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VCF UK Dec 10
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Disabled Children's Partnership Dec 9
Families with disabled children face 4 big challenges. - Not enough services - Many of those that exist are not good enough - They aren't easy to access - Services do not always work well together And cuts to services mean the situation is getting worse.
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Adoptive Muslim Parent Dec 9
Often is STILL not accepted as problem. The clues are there but Sherlock isn't doing the assessments. SW and other professionals who opinions hold weight.
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Melissa Bliss Dec 9
Yep, that’s our bag. Professionals very judgemental (it’s your parenting), dismiss it (all children go through a phase) or shrug their shoulders (inevitable given his/her early experiences). Needs to change!
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vpj50 Dec 9
There needs to be much more awareness, especially by cypss, the safeguarding sw who came to see us wanted to interview the perpetrator and victim together!!!
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