Digital copy of a Report by Rebecca Carr-Hopkins, Paul Shadbolt and Mike Bazzard, Targa Partnership titled Review of six cases within Jersey's Child Care Team and recommendations for further work. [Some details redacted].

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July 15th 2010 - July 15th 2010

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Refers to a request by Children's Services for Targa Partnership to review a selection of cases, all of which featured children and young people who were subject to care proceedings or in the pre-proceedings stage, further to an initial meeting in May 2010 and in response to concern about the high number of cases in care proceedings. Refers to discussion with the social worker and Senior Practitioner about the cases before reviewing files and general overview discussions with Sean Pontin, Manager, Children's Services. Includes an overview of each case providing a summary of the background history and comments about historical difficulties and suggestions as to possible ways forward. Also includes general comments about assessment, supervision, drift, court reports and court process, resources and a recent Serious Case Review. Also sets out case regarding what Targa Partnership could offer in relation to: undertaking independent social work assessments; provision of consultancy; provision of training in assessment and supervision report writing, risk assessment and PLO compliant practice; workshops on neglect and sexual abuse and developing practice; development of a Therapeutic Assessment Programme for identified families; and auditing of other cases in care proceedings or in pre-proceedings. Includes an appendix setting out a passage from a Serious Case Review.


Bazzard, Mike
Brandon, Marian
Carr-Hopkins, Rebecca
Elmsley, Ruth
Shadbolt, Paul
Pontin, Sean
Wolfe, Lisa
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service
Child Care Team
Children's Services
La Préférence Children's Home
Special Care Baby Unit
States of Jersey
Targa Partnership
The White House


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