Part of Looked after children
A quick guide to help social workers and social care practitioners to support children or young people who are looked after, to promote wellbeing and positive identity. The guide highlights the importance of enabling a strong sense of identity, positive relationships, and an understanding of a child or young person's early experiences. The guide covers trauma and disadvantage, friendships, relationships and wellbeing, and life story work and meaningful caring relationships with trained, skilful practitioners. The content is based on the NICE guideline on 'Looked after children and young people.' The quick guide is available as a pdf and as an interactive web resource.