Inform Children

Community Care Inform Children provides practice guidance, legal information and learning tools for children and families social workers. If you have a subscription, go to the full site. For further information about the service or how your organisation can subscribe to Inform, please email our Helpdesk, call 020 3915 9444 or visit our 'about us' page.
The articles below provide tasters or excerpts of some of the resources on Community Care Inform Children, and include links to the full versions.

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How social workers can identify coercive and controlling behaviour

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How social workers can work with domestic abuse, substance use and mental ill health

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How social work managers can manage stress

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How to manage fear in social work

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Creating online reflective spaces when working from home

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Compassion fatigue questionnaire

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How to recognise and manage secondary trauma during the pandemic

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Intersectionality: race, gender and other aspects of identity in social work with young people

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Critical reflection: how to develop it in your practice

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Podcast: Child to parent violence and abuse

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Multi-agency working: setting up a professional network around a family

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Podcast: Neglect, poverty and affluence

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Podcast: Looked-after children and self-harm

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Working with parents of looked-after children: key tips for social workers

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Podcast: Fabricated or induced illness: what it is and what the signs are

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Tips for social workers on cultural competence

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Parental alienation: what it is and how it’s different from implacable hostility

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