Welcome to the blog of Anthony Douglas, Chief Executive of Cafcass. Anthony will be blogging each month, sharing news from Cafcass and talking about the family justice system at large.
Thursday July 20, 2017
The concept of freely given and informed consent is an important concept of our time, like transparency. Gone are the days of backdoor, behind the scene deals – or at least they should be gone
Wednesday June 28, 2017
The prevalence of emotional harm is rising faster than any other type of abuse*. This is as much about greater recognition and an understanding that emotional scarring takes the longest to heal.
Wednesday May 17, 2017
With more families re-constituting and blending, brothers and sisters might not live with each other but may still feel part of the same family or families. Anthony discuss the significance of siblings relationships to the children we work with.
Tuesday May 2, 2017
This month Anthony discusses why we have taken up the use of webinars at Cafcass, and what impact we hope they will hae on our staff and overall practice.
Thursday January 26, 2017
Anthony Douglas, Cafcass Chief Executive, talks about using analytical writing in social work reports to make the child ‘leap off the page’.