Information and advice for professionals working with children in Kent. During difficult family consultation physical education of the child in the family, everyone who knows the child must do the best they can to protect them from future harm.
Spot abuse Most children enjoy generally happy childhood experiences within their own family. Unfortunately, for some this is not the case. Take responsibility You may be concerned about a child or young person. You may or may not know them, or even their name. Abuse can take many different forms, such as neglect, sexual abuse, physical abuse, and even emotional abuse. Tell someone Don’t assume that someone else will take responsibility and make that phone call.
You could help to save a child’s life. If you are worried, report it now. Call our reporting line on 03000 411111. If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume you’re happy to receive these from us. 28 November 2014 Added government response document.
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The experiences have been gained as well in Ireland working with children and families as in continental Europe and Canada. The Aim of our work with families and its individual members is to support and encourage the effective functioning of families. The Focus of our work lies in family-strengthening interventions, both in community based and out of home settings. Our Philosophy of working with young people and their families has a strong underpinning and is guided by principles of the continental European Model of Social Pedagogy and incorporates those principles on how we engage with young people, families and how our services are delivered.