Four young people speak about children's involvement in family court matters

McIntosh, Jennifer E 2009, Four young people speak about children's involvement in family court matters, Journal of family studies, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 98-103, doi: 10.5172/jfs.327.15.1.98.

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Title Four young people speak about children's involvement in family court matters
Author(s) McIntosh, Jennifer EORCID iD for McIntosh, Jennifer E
Journal name Journal of family studies
Volume number 15
Issue number 1
Start page 98
End page 103
Total pages 6
Publisher eContent Management
Place of publication Melbourne, Vic.
Publication date 2009-04
ISSN 1322-9400
Keyword(s) Cafcass Young People's Board representatives
post-separation parenting disputes
Summary The practice section in this issue of JFS presents speeches by four young people, recently delivered to a large audience of judges, lawyers and mental health practitioners in northern England, at the launch of a new initiative by Cafcass, called Children First. Cafcass (short for Children and Family Court Advisory Support Service) was established in the United Kingdom in 2001, as an independent authority, and its functions range across family court, Guardian ad Litem and child protection matters. Its goals are To safeguard and promote the welfare of children To give advice to the family courts To make provision for children to be represented; and To provide information, advice and support to children and their families.
Language eng
DOI 10.5172/jfs.327.15.1.98
Field of Research 170106 Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
1117 Public Health And Health Services
1607 Social Work
1608 Sociology
Socio Economic Objective 920499 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
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