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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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 professionals [...]

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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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'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 [...]

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£7m funding for charities supporting children affected by COVID-19 and lockdown measures

Vulnerable children and families affected by COVID-19 and the measures put in place to stop its spread will benefit from support offered by a coalition of charities under a new ‘See, Hear, Respond’ Department for Education programme.

The government has provided £7m of funding to launch the service which will be led by the charity Barnardo’s [...]

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Are you a foodie or a fitness fanatic? The groups emerging during lockdown

While it is inevitable that most of us have probably endured our fair share of wobbles during lockdown, given the fact we have never experienced anything like this before, people have naturally had to adapt their mindsets to navigate their way through social isolation.

I’ve noticed a number of ‘groups’ emerging.

The fitness fanatics

Walking, jogging, running – [...]

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Blog: Abuse during lockdown

WillisPalmer Chief Executive Mark Willis says all professionals working with children need to be ultra vigilant in looking for signs of abuse as we ease out of lockdown.

Children’s services professionals need to be vigilant for signs of emotional, physical and sexual abuse in young people as children return to primary school following lockdown, the chief [...]

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