Druglink article 1990 – Who’s minding the kids by Patricia Kearney and Gillian Norman-Bruce

Time for agencies to develop child care policies. Maintaining the child-focused approach needed for child protection work is particularly difficult for drug agencies, which are often isolated from statutory services and whose clients can themselves legitimately be viewed as victims. Drug agencies can work out their own role within professional child protection networks, taking into account their need to maintain levels of client confidentiality and the agency’s distinctive ethos.

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Additional keywords: families / child protection / child abuse