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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Children in Need: Local Authority Support for Children and Families 2nd ed


ISBN13: 9781908407412
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781903307854
Published: December 2013
Publisher: Legal Action Group
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £50.00



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Children in Need is a comprehensive and accessible handbook that sets out the statutory obligations of local authorities to support vulnerable children and families, including children in, and leaving, custody, disabled children, migrant children and families, trafficked children and children leaving care.

Children are in need of support not due to any fault on their part but due to their circumstances. Local authorities have a duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and provide services to those ‘in need’.

Taking a rights-based approach, it analyses domestic and international law and sets out the entitlements to services and support that are all too often denied. Unlike other publication Children in Need is unique in its focus on the often-neglected Part 3 of the Children Act 1989 and combines authoritative guidance on the law with practical advice from a team who routinely act for children and their families in the court. This new edition has been comprehensively updated to include detailed coverage of the statutory guidance Working together to safeguard children (2013) and its impact on the assessment duty.

Children in Need is essential reading for claimant lawyers, advocates, voluntary and statutory sector advisers, local authority lawyers and frontline staff, social workers and academics. It is intended to assist all those who work with and for children ‘in need’ and their families to understand and apply the law to the benefit of vulnerable children.

Subjects:
Care Standards, Local Government Law, Family Law
Contents:
Introduction
Legal fundamentals
Age disputes – child or not?
Services for children ‘in need’
Duties and powers to accommodate
children
Services for migrant children and
their families
Duties to children leaving care

APPENDICES
Resources
Primary legislation
Secondary legislation
International conventions
Guidance