Court Report / Tribunals
Avocet Independent Social Worker Services – Social Worker Court Reports
Avocet’s Independent Social Work services in private and public law proceedings are carried out with a clear focus on the child and a timely and thorough approach. As Independent Social Workers, our reports for the Court aim to integrate theory, research and practical knowledge to provide sound and informative reports bringing the subject child to life.
Avocet reports written for the Court give clear and realistic, child focused recommendations.
Avocet’s child focused social work reports are of a high professional standard, enabling all those involved with the child and their family to make effective decisions and ensure positive outcomes.
Avocet provides independent social work assessments for Court as detailed in the assessment section of the website.
Our Independent Social Work services in private and public law proceedings include the following:
Social care must “fundamentally rethink” the way children are protected, says minister Edward Timpson MP announces children’s services innovation programme to drive up standards in social care by Camilla Pemberton on October 18, 2013 in Child safeguarding, Children, Looked after children Edward Timpson (Credit: Steve Back/Rex) Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on emailShare on pinterest_shareMore Sharing Services4 Social care must “raise [...]... read more
Today sees the publication of the Serious Case Review regarding the death of Daniel Pelka. The report, as have many previous Serious Case Reviews, highlights the limited interactions between the professionals and the child. The fact that there are no records of any actual conversations with Daniel is not only a tragedy but incredible when [...]... read more
Reported in Community Care 11.09.13. Oxford University study finds most family court judges believe independent social work reports are of good or excellent quality and prevent delays in care cases. Family court judges believe independent social workers prevent rather than cause delays in care proceedings, according to research by Oxford University. The study, which canvassed the views [...]... read more
I read a thought provoking piece in The Metro yesterday about former Dragon’s Den millionaire Richard Farleigh who spent his childhood in foster care in Australia. He does not have a good story to tell; after being subjected to abuse by his father who was violent and an alcoholic, Richard and some of his [...]... read more
The term ‘sexual predator’ is often used to describe a person seen as obtaining or trying to obtain sexual contact with another person in a metaphorically ‘predatory’ manner – hunting down its prey or sex partner. Judge Nigel Peters along with prosecuting Barrister Robert Colover descried a 13 year old abuse victim in such a [...]... read more