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Independent Review of Children’s Social Care

Exploration of how well race and ethnicity has been addressed by the Review of Children’s Social Care: A Case for Change… what does this mean for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Communities?

The response analyses the key themes in the review touching on the greater inequalities for children from Black, Asian and minority backgrounds and the overrepresentation of Black children in social care, and highlights the urgent need for a long withstanding institutional change.

“What is disappointing, however, is that the same systemic and historical analysis of outcomes is not applied to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic families.”

Read the full response here.

We commissioned this piece by Mel Phillips, Mel is a qualified social worker with 36 years experience in Children’s Social Care and has been running her own company delivering training, consultancy, service development and clinical supervision specialising in children’s services and child protection.