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.
Postponed until 2021
This training course equips attendees with the skills to complete a thorough parenting assessment, to effectively assess parenting capacity and arrive at a prognosis that is well argued, evidenced that can withstand the rigours of cross-examination.
November 2020 - Date and Venue to be confirmed
The aim of this course is to understand the legislative and regulatory framework relating to special guardianship orders and connected persons assessments, equipping participants with the knowledge and understanding to deliver robust and well-evidenced assessments which highlight strengths, vulnerabilities and identify support needs.
Vulnerable young people are being isolated from the services they need during lockdown, Barnardo’s has warned.
The children’s charity has surveyed its practitioners and found that fewer children and young people were being referred into services, despite increasing need.
Barnardo’s Chief Executive Javed Khan said: “The coronavirus pandemic has meant that vulnerable children and young people are [...]
The Scottish public have been urged to share their concerns with the police if they fear people are being abused in their home after almost 1,700 offences were recorded under new domestic abuse laws in a year in Scotland.
The Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act, established on 1 April 2019, introduced the coercive and controlling behaviours used [...]
The Scottish Parliament has approved almost £258 million of additional funding for social care, education and food provision for those in need.
The provision of a further £72 million is being agreed with COSLA and will be subject to Parliamentary approval in due course. This will bring the total additional funding provided to help Scotland’s local [...]