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

Document type
Briefing
Author(s)
Clewett, Naomi ; Slowley, Martha; Glover, Jane
Publisher
Barnardos
Date of publication
1 January 2010
Subject(s)
Children and Young People, Disabled people
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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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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