Trowler: More children considered ‘at risk’ should stay with families

More children deemed to be at risk of significant harm but not in immediate danger should remain with their families, England’s most senior children’s social worker has said.

Isabelle Trowler became the first chief children and families social worker for England in September 2013. 

report by Isabelle Trowler, appointed by government as the first chief social worker for children and families in 2013, argues that cases where the decision to remove a child from their parents could “go either way” should be diverted away from court in order to ease pressure on the care system.

Read the full article on this link to Children & Young People Now

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