Making plans: using Family Group Conferencing to reduce the impact of caring on young people

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Clewett, Naomi ; Slowley, Martha; Glover, Jane
Date of publication
1 January 2010
Children and Young People, Disabled people
Social welfare
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Family Group Conferences is a short-term method of service delivery that empowers families to come together and find sustainable solutions, which reduce the need for specialist services. This briefing describes how FGC can reduce the amount and impact of caring by young people and demonstrates the benefits, challenges and some important considerations for services looking to work in this way with young carers and their families.

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