Contemporary social work practice by Teater, Barbra

By Teater, Barbra

An creation to the various settings of social paintings, detailing the correct coverage context, equipment and approaches.

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Not to be redistributed or modified in any way without permission. The process for assessing kinship carers is similar and often uses the same PFCR format. However, the report and assessment will also acknowledge and examine the pre-existing relationship a child has with the kinship carer, and in practice the child may well already be living with her or his kinship carers whilst an assessment is being undertaken. A kinship assessment may also have the additional complexity that the carers may be facing the same challenging social and environmental factors as a child’s birth parents.

24) and consider, for each case (a to f), who you might approach for an assessment of the child and family. Questions ? Process. Which partner agencies might be especially helpful in this scenario in providing information? What specific tools/techniques do you think might aid assessment? Know-how. Which parts of the Children Act 1989 apply in this scenario? What theoretical knowledge will you draw on and why? Abilities. What specific skills do you think are important in approaching the assessment?

Ultimately, for agencies and practitioners to more fully meet the cultural, ethnic and religious needs of children in care the answer is still to proactively work towards recruiting carers and adopters wherever possible from diverse backgrounds. Matching is an exercise in prioritising needs and matching children with the skills and attributes of the carers/adopter available. Recruiting carers from diverse backgrounds widens the pool of skills and attributes and enables better matching not just on ethnic, cultural and religious grounds but across a child’s full range of needs.

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