Archive for category Child Welfare

Latest Entry: Article by Lorna Borthwick, explaining the Child Arrangements Programme

The new Child Arrangements Programme Article by Lorna Borthwick, barrister at Cornwall Street Chambers, explaining the recent changes relating to private law matters in the family courts and what those changes will mean in practice for parents and practitioners. TAGS: Children, Courts, private law, contact, residence, separated parents, Children Act 1989, Children and Families Act 2014, […]

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Article by Gill Phillips, Director of Editorial Legal Services, Guardian News & Media Limited, Explaining The Developments Surrounding Applications for anonymity in cases involving settlements of medical negligence claims.

Article by Gill Phillips, summarising the law relating to anonymity for children in cases involving settlements of medical negligence claims. March 2014 Tags: Media Reporting, Transparency, Anonymity, Child Welfare, Children, Medical Negligence In JXMX (A Child proceeding by her Mother and Litigation Friend Mrs AXMX) v Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust, [2013] EWHC 3956 (QB) Mr […]

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Article by Glynne Davies on The Separated Parents Information Programme (SPIP)

Article by Glynne Davies, of Oliver Fisher Solicitors, explaining the way the Separated Parents Information Programmes work. PIP or SPIP? A Rose By Any Other Name Tags: Parenting, SPIP, PIP, Conflict, Child Welfare, Children, Separation, Divorce March 2014   Somewhere along the line the PIP (Parenting Information Programme) became the SPIP (Separated Parents Information Programme). CAFCASS […]

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Article by Jenny Kenrick, Looking At Practice Issues Surrounding The Experience of Care Proceedings for Babies

Article by Jenny Kenrick, which looks at ways in which the Voice of the Baby can be better heard in care proceedings and contact between birth parents and their children improved. Contact with birth parents– The Voice of the Baby The purpose of this article is to think about practice issues in the light of […]

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Booklet from The Parent Practice looking at the impact of divorce on children.

Helping children deal with family separation. Booklet from The Parent Practice looking at the impact of divorce on children, identifying any possible discomfort they might experience and how to support children during family separation, and beyond. (October 2013) Tags: Children, child welfare, health, mental health, psychology, contact, divorce, separation Table of Contents 1.      Helping Children […]

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Guide by Sue Atkins on How to Parent Positively Through Divorce

Guide by Sue Atkins on Navigating through Divorce Positively (October 11, 2010) Tags: Divorce, Children, Separation, Child Welfare, Parenting   Table of Contents 1.      Introduction 2.      Presenting a united front: Telling the kids 3.      The Critical Question 4.      Working together 5.      Managing your emotions 6.      Grief and sorrow   “One day at a […]

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