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Age assessment: practice guidance

Published: 22 Mar 2018
Part of:
Children and families, Communities and third sector
ISBN:
9781788516266

This document provides practice guidance for social workers and their managers involved in undertaking age assessments in Scotland.

57 page PDF

584.7kB

57 page PDF

584.7kB

Contents
Age assessment: practice guidance
Appendix 10: Additional Sources of Information

57 page PDF

584.7kB

Appendix 10: Additional Sources of Information

Possible sources of country of origin information:

Scottish Guardianship Service (see also Appendix 9)

http://www.aberlour.org.uk/services/scottish-guardianship-service/

Amnesty International

https://www.amnesty.org/en/countries/

Home Office

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/country-policy-and-information-notes

Scottish Refugee Council

http://www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk/

United Nations High Commission for Refugees

http://www.refworld.org/

Every Child Protected Against Trafficking ( ECPAT)

https://www.ecpat.org.uk/useful-tools

United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund ( UNICEF)

https://www.unicef.org/reports

Additional reading/ information:

The Children's Legal Centre Age Assessment Fact Sheet

http://www.childrenslegalcentre.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Age-assessment-process.march_.2017.pdf


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