In social work assessments, professional opinion can often be recorded as fact

Amanda Boorman is an adoptive parent and the founder of The Open Nest. In a piece for Community Care, Amanda shares her experiences of social work assessments, and how unhealthy narratives can be recorded …

“This was a very serious misrepresentation of somebody in a file. It could also be viewed as racist, and definitely judgmental. The consequences had the records not been corrected could have affected people’s lives and identities very deeply.”

Read full piece at source: In social work assessments, professional opinion can often be recorded as fact

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