COVID-19 Guidance from WillisPalmer

Whilst the outbreak of Covid-19 is likely to cause some disruption to WillisPalmer services in the short-term, we are issuing guidance outlining our plans to minimise the impact of the virus.

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Forensic Risk

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Regulation reforms may ‘breach social workers’ human rights’

The government’s proposals to reform the regulation of social work have been met with “deep concern” by Nagalro.

The Professional Association for Children's Guardians, Family Court Advisers and Independent Social Workers believes that the proposals do not comply with the requirements of the Human Rights Act.

Draft regulations, published by the Department for Education, suggests that social [...]

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11 reasons to choose WillisPalmer

We understand that there are others in the market place who might offer a similar service but there are some very special reasons why you would be better off choosing WillisPalmer…

 

We do ALL the work for you. Once you have referred to us we find and match the best people for your referral.

 

Once you [...]

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Expert Forensic Risk Assessments

Over the past 12 years WillisPalmer has developed an excellent reputation for undertaking a range of forensic risk assessments including cases where there is risk of sexual abuse and/or domestic violence.
We are able to undertake assessments in the context of public or private law proceedings; with convicted or alleged perpetrators; or with [...]

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'Psychology in the UK is way behind the States'

Expert's Corner with Dr Louis Monaco, Clinical and Forensic Practitioner Psychologist.

Dr. Louis Monaco is a Clinical and Forensic Practitioner Psychologist, and a Chartered Clinical Psychologist of the British Psychological Society. He runs a private practice in London and Paris and carries out expert witness work. 

Having originally trained as an accountant at Hofstra University in [...]

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Knowledge & Resources

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Ofsted will prioritise inadequate authorities when inspection re-starts

09/07/2020

Local authority children’s services rated inadequate at their last inspection will be prioritised when Ofsted re-starts its inspection process and begins focused visits again after it was temporarily halted during lockdown.

When Ofsted begins prioritising local authorities for focused visits from late September to early October, it will take into account those judged inadequate at their [...]

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Children in secure training centres to be locked in cells for 22.5 hours a day

08/07/2020

The Ministry of Justice has amended statutory rules for secure training centres which would see children as young as 12 locked up for 22.5 hours per day.

An accompanying memorandum to the statutory rules states that children will have at least 1.5 hours out of their cells in each 24-hour period, instead of the usual 14 [...]

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Children’s commissioner: Thousands of young people falling through gaps in education and care

08/07/2020

Thousands of young people in England are falling through the gaps in the school and social care system amidst the Coronavirus pandemic, the children’s commissioner for England has warned.

Anne Longfield has warned that one in 25 teenagers were already slipping out of sight prior to the COVID-19 outbreak. A report sets out the risks affecting [...]

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