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.
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Picture of girl and her dad in front of a wall

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Working with Gypsy and Traveller communities: tips for positive practice

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Hidden faces shame

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Recognising and responding to shame in child protection: key practice points

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Wall collage made by mothers at Jasmine Mother's Recovery Centre, including images of mothers and children, the words 'drug free', 'hard work' and 'safe place for kids;

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‘We’re not bad mums’: inside the rehab centre giving women a chance to keep their children

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Child consoling parent/carer

Children, Inform Children

Parental mental illness and the role of stigma: key practice points

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Social worker reassuring a young person

Children, Inform Children

Extra-familial harm: understanding trauma responses in young people

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Signs and indicators of county lines and criminal exploitation

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Young social worker working remotely

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How CC Inform can boost your CPD and help you stay in social work

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teddy bears peering out from behind a door

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Responding to children’s disclosures of domestic abuse: a three-step approach

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Discussing about her problems

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Tips for coping with difficult conversations

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Word AUTISM and xylophone on color background

Children, Inform Children

Working with autistic children and young people: tips for best practice

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Two coffee cups with smiley face and sad face

Children, Inform Children

A trauma-informed approach to social work: practice tips

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crying toddler being comforted by mother

Children, Inform Children

Attachment theory: assessing parental mentalization

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sad child hugging parent with their head turned away

Children, Inform Children

Parental substance misuse: tips for completing assessments

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Lemm Sissay

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Lemn Sissay joins Community Care Inform to celebrate World Social Work Day

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Rainbow of silhouettes

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What social workers should consider when working with LGTBQ+ people

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Updated: record CPD easily with Community Care Inform

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