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by Sean Haresnape, FRG
Thu Jun 13, 2013 9:01 am
Forum: FGC Research
Topic: Community Care 'FGCs can transform social work with adults'
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Views: 5772

Community Care 'FGCs can transform social work with adults'

A recent report exploring different approaches to planning for the enderly including two local authorities using FGCs in this area has found that using family group conferencing has delivered savings, better outcomes for vulnerable adults and made social work less process-driven. http://www.communit...
by Sean Haresnape, FRG
Wed Jun 12, 2013 2:50 pm
Forum: Notices
Topic: Forthcoming Network Meeting Practice Learning Sessions
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Views: 11296

Forthcoming Network Meeting Practice Learning Sessions

The National FGC network: Practice learning sessions for the next two years. As part of the current and continuing work to refine and support quality standards in the provision of FGC services, funded by the Department for Education, over the next two years Family Rights Group with the national net...
by Sean Haresnape, FRG
Tue Jan 01, 2013 3:33 am
Forum: FGC Legal and practice issues
Topic: German media clip for young people involved in an FGC
Replies: 0
Views: 5426

German media clip for young people involved in an FGC

This is (not surprisingly) in German but is a very engaging way of explaining the FGC process to young people.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zaIfG1wugHs
by Sean Haresnape, FRG
Tue Jan 01, 2013 3:01 am
Forum: FGC Legal and practice issues
Topic: FGCs in Wikepedia
Replies: 0
Views: 5084

FGCs in Wikepedia

A good summary which may be useful to FGC practitioners and to families :roll:

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Family_G ... #section_4
by Sean Haresnape, FRG
Tue Jan 01, 2013 2:53 am
Forum: FGC Research
Topic: How family group conferences have the power to change lives
Replies: 0
Views: 5988

How family group conferences have the power to change lives

Recent very positive article in the guardian. Well done Daybreak for putting FGCs out there.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/social-care-n ... ange-lives
by Sean Haresnape, FRG
Tue Jan 01, 2013 2:32 am
Forum: FGC Research
Topic: ‘Lifeworld’, ‘System’ and Family Group Conferences: Habermas
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Views: 5484

‘Lifeworld’, ‘System’ and Family Group Conferences: Habermas

LETS get theoretical|| Go to this link and download the document http://m.bjsw.oxfordjournals.org/content/37/6/987.abstract ABSTRACT Habermas’s critical social theory has been challenged on a range of fronts. However, the authors see merit in his mediation thesis as set out in the seminal text, Betw...
by Sean Haresnape, FRG
Tue Jan 01, 2013 2:19 am
Forum: FGC Research
Topic: Research on coordinator experience in NZ
Replies: 0
Views: 5568

Research on coordinator experience in NZ

http://m.bjsw.oxfordjournals.org/content/36/4/523.short ABSTRACT Family Group Conferencing (FGC) as a solution-focused strategy in child welfare has now been a mandated practice in Aotearoa New Zealand since 1989. This qualitative study examines the experiences of Care and Protection Coordinators wh...
by Sean Haresnape, FRG
Wed May 16, 2012 1:26 pm
Forum: FGC jobs and tenders
Topic: Project Manager job descriptions
Replies: 4
Views: 12533

Project Manager job descriptions

Wanted examples of project manager Job Descriptions. I'm in the process of having my job description as manager of the FGC service in North Somerset re-evaluated (after 9 years!). I need some examples of extremely well paid manager's job descriptions and person specs so I can prove my worth. Please...
by Sean Haresnape, FRG
Wed May 16, 2012 1:10 pm
Forum: FGC Legal and practice issues
Topic: How FGC projects store information about their work.
Replies: 2
Views: 8467

How FGC projects store information about their work.

Debbie Marks from the FGC service in Devon wanted to post the following question: What software if any they use to store their information of referrals and outcomes? How do they store this, what do they store and how do they report on what they store. What kind of measurements have proved helpful Do...