£215 million to introduce mental health support teams, which would be linked to groups of schools and colleges. These teams would provide direct support to children with mild to moderate mental health problems, and help to make referrals to specialist services when they are needed. They would also provide advice and support to teachers and other professionals who work with children.
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While the exact cause of antisocial personality disorder is unknown, genetic, environmental, and cultural factors may all play a role in its development.
People who are exposed to childhood trauma, whose parents have a personality disorder, or whose parents had an alcohol addiction appear to be more vulnerable to developing antisocial personality disorder. It also affects more men than women.
To diagnose a person with antisocial personality disorder, the individual must show the following symptoms:
- making decisions based on one’s own needs and desires, without considering the needs of others
- lacking concern for the needs, feelings, or pain of others, and lacking remorse after hurting others
- exploiting others in relationships, making it difficult to have relationships
- using lies, domination, or intimidation to control others
- exhibiting manipulative behavior, including using charm or ingratiation for one’s own benefit
- exhibiting dishonest or fraudulent behavior
- not being concerned about how others feel; some…
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A genetic predisposition (sometimes also called genetic susceptibility) is an increased likelihood of developing a particular disease based on a person’s genetic makeup. A genetic predisposition results from specific genetic variations that are often inherited from a parent.
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In all of this that you’ve just read where is the Child’s best interests? Where is the Welfare Checklist? And why has nothing changed on the ground?
Why is it that despite policies and procedures there is such a reluctance of social workers to act in the best interests of the child? Remember that the social workers we’re highlighting within children’s services across the country are the same social workers that get involved in Public Law cases. They’re the same social workers who are supposed to help Headteachers and SENCos support the children in their care. They’re the same social workers who suggest any safeguarding referrals for Parental Alienation and Emotional Harm are taken back to the Family Courts.
Why is it that yet again we see the very organisations that are supposed to protect children fail them so miserably? Is it because, as with Cafcass, that we’re looking at…
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So the guidance from the Department of Education is clear on Emotional Abuse of children even if it neglects to specifically use the phrase Parental Alienation anywhere.
It’s also clear that safeguarding concerns do not fall solely under actual physical abuse, or the symptoms of emotional abuse – neglect and abuse can be hidden by children and by adults – and the guidance shows that schools should be aware of this, most especially in cases which involve neglect.
Remember that neglect covers “the persistent failure to meet a child’s basic physical and/or psychological needs, likely to result in the serious impairment of the child’s health or development” and thus a savvy and aware staff member could and should trigger this when they become aware that contact is being obstructed or other emotional abuse of the child is taking place.
Unsurprisingly the majority of school safeguarding policies that our…
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Rule no 3.
If you are unfortunate enough not to be able to see your children at all, make sure you have plenty to do and have people around you.
After 27 years of no contact (not by choice) with a couple of exceptions which my narcissist ex sabotaged by contacting Hertfordshire police with some bizarre story!!! I have learnt to be resourceful over the years.
Here are a few suggestions you could consider, its not too late to get organised:-
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Four words most never want to hear…
are simply “I told you so!”
For they mean you were warned in advance…
and the consequences you well know.
For we are all given warnings…
like red flags waving in the wind…
but many ignore what we’ve been told…
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