Author: SCIE

Resource Type: Report

Categories: Integrated care and social care, Children and young people, Person-centred care

Publishing body: Professional body

The events and experiences that resulted in a child or young person becoming looked after can affect their long-term physical, emotional and mental health but a focus on wellbeing can significantly improve outcomes for them.

This quick guide, aimed at social workers and social care practitioners, highlights the importance of enabling a strong sense of identity, positive relationships, and an understanding of their early experiences. Friendships, life story work and meaningful caring relationships with trained, skilful practitioners can all help.

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