Abuse and neglect

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Judge criticises ‘egregious’ errors in child sexual abuse interview

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Council’s use of special guardianship order criticised in serious case review

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Council took too long to give abuse victim social worker, finds review

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Ofsted praises council’s social work support for child domestic abuse victims

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How to apply Signs of Safety in high-risk cases

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Jenny Molloy: recovery from childhood trauma is a lifetime journey

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‘If adults are scared, how might children living with domestic abuse feel?’

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Serious case review flags impact of ‘multi-generational abuse’

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‘Child protection interventions are on the rise – and the trend shows no sign of slowing’

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What happened to government plans to jail social workers for wilful neglect?

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Failure to challenge independent social worker report key error in case where dad beat daughter to death

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Inspectors praise ‘well informed’ social work assessments in abuse and neglect cases

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Social worker praised for evidence in case of false sexual abuse allegations

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Naivety led to inaction in case where known sex offender abused stepchild

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Child sexual exploitation: ‘I was conditioned to obey and powerless to refuse’

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Lack of professional assertiveness a factor in case where child died, review finds

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