Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel backs expert practitioner role

Source Community Care Date 26 May 2022

The Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel’s inquiry into the lessons from the killings of six-year-old Arthur and 16-month-old Star, in each case at the hands of the partner of one of their parents, with those parents’ complicity.

In relation to social work, the panel has backed the recommendation of the Independent Review of Children’s Social Care, in its final report, published on Monday, to establish the role of expert child protection practitioners, obtained in future by passing a five-year assessed early career framework.

Read full piece at source: Arthur and Star cases show need for expert child protection units, finds review

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