I've also noticed this word, resilience, be used to describe children and young people. It started to notice it several years ago, when professionals would talk about children who were hearing/witnessing domestic abuse. I'd hear comments like 'in spite of the parents animosity, the children are remarkably resilient' or 'they are resilient children, they'll be fine.' I wanted to know what other professionals thought about the use of this term when we talk about children and young people.

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If you work in the world of child protection, at some point in your career you are going to come into contact with the court system. It is an inevitability. Sadly, too many professionals fear the court room and worry about what on earth happens in that mysterious world. In this blog, I’m going to take away some of that mystery and give you my top 5 tips and tricks you can use the next time you’re faced with court work and court attendance.

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This week we're taking a look at Parental Responsibility an asking why it is important. Why do schools and youth groups need to know who has parental responsibility? What does it do? What does to mean? We're exploring those points in this week's 5 Minute Masterclass

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Last week saw the explosion on national press, radio and tv of this alleged 'new' game - 48 hour missing. The premise of the game, as reported, is to go missing for 48 hours and participants earn points for the number of shares they get of any missing posts that are put up on social media. read more....

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