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Learning from case reviews involving first generation immigrants, asylum seekers and refugees, 06/06/14 [E/NI/S/W]

This briefing from the NSPCC pulls together and highlights learning around working with parents and/or children born outside the UK. It is based on case reviews published since 2010.

The briefing outlines a number of risk factors for death or serious injury including:

  • Social and cultural isolation
  • Language barriers
  • Lack of knowledge of entitlements and means of accessing support
  • Transient population
  • Uncertainty over right to remain
  • Trafficking
  • Family separation
  • Exposure to violence and trauma
  • Gaps in knowledge of family history

For full details see the NSPCC website.

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Learning from case reviews involving first generation immigrants, asylum seekers and refugees