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10/09/2020: Researchers to review Childline’s response to children at risk of suicide

Childline’s response to children at risk of suicide is set to be reviewed as part of a research partnership with the University of Birmingham. The NSPCC-funded . . . research programme will enable experts at Birmingham’s Institute for Mental Health and the Centre for Applied Psychology to explore the best way to provide effective help and support to children who contact the charity through its Childline service, the university has said.
Children and Young People Now

10/09/2020: New guide to supporting migrant children through age assessments

A new guide has been launched aimed at helping social workers and other professionals to better understand the impact of age assessments on asylum-seeking . . . children. Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit (GMIAU) has produced a document for social workers, interpreters and those acting as appropriate adults written by former unaccompanied asylum-seeking children (UASC) who have been through the age assessment process.
Children and Young People Now

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