What social workers need to know about disabled children and the law

14:00 – 15:00


A number of recent court cases have highlighted that local authorities and social workers often misunderstand what the law says about meeting the needs of disabled children and young people. In this talk you will learn:

  • The key legislation social workers need to be aware of when working with disabled children
  • Common misunderstandings and myths about what the law says about meeting the care needs of disabled children
  • The implications for social workers of the court decisions R (DAT and BNM) v West Berkshire Council and R (J and L) v LB Hillingdon

Speaker:

Steve Broach, barrister, Monckton Chambers


*Please note there is a fee of £29 +VAT (£24 + VAT if booked before 27 July 2018) to reserve your place at this session.*

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