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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

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Age assessment: practice guidance
Footnotes

57 page PDF

584.7kB

Footnotes

1. http://www.ohchr.org/EN/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/CRC.aspx

2. https://research.hks.harvard.edu/publications/getFile.aspx?Id=116

3. https://www.unicef.org.uk/publications/deadly-journey-children-central-mediterranean-migration-route/

4. http://www.ohchr.org/EN/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/CRC.aspx

5. http://www.nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/publications/national-referral-mechanism-statistics/2016-nrm-statistics/788-national-referral-mechanism-statistics-end-of-year-summary-2016/file

6. In considering whether to refer a child to the Children's Reporter, reference should be made to "Guidance on Referral to the Reporter – Information for Partners" produced by the Children's Hearings Improvement Partnership: http://www.scra.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Guidance-on-Referral-to-Reporter.pdf

7. https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ph28/resources/looked-after-children-ep23-unaccompanied-asylum-seeking-children-john-simmonds-and-florence-merredew2

8. Bronstein, I. and Montgomery, P. (2011) 'Psychological Distress in Refugee Children: A Systematic Review' in Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review Volume 14, Number 1 (2011) pp. 44-56

9. E. Sanchez-Cao, E., Kramer, T., and Hodes, M. (2012) 'Psychological distress and mental health service contact of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children' in Child: Care, Health and Development

10. Bronstein, I., Montgomery, P., & Dobrowolski, S. (2012), ' PTSD in Asylum-Seeking Male Adolescents From Afghanistan', Journal of Traumatic Stress, 25(5), p551-557

11. http://www.ohchr.org/EN/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/CRC.aspx

12. http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2012/11/7143/downloads#res-1

13. http://www.ohchr.org/EN/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/CRC.aspx

14. http://www.ohchr.org/EN/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/CRC.aspx

15. http://www.ohchr.org/EN/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/CRC.aspx

16. TRANSFORMING - NHS Education for Scotland http://www.nes.scot.nhs.uk/media/3971582/nationaltraumatrainingframework.pdf· PDF file

17. Hodes M, Jagdev D, Chandra N, Cunniff A. Risk and resilience for psychological distress amongst unaccompanied asylum seeking adolescents. J Child Psych Psychiatry 2008; 49: 723–32.

18. health needs of unaccompanied asylum seeking children … https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ph28/resources/looked-after John Simmonds and Florence Merredew

19. Huemer J., karnik N., Steiner H. Unaccompanied refugee children lancet 2009 Feb. 21;373(9664): 612-614

20. Michelson D., Sclare I., Psychological needs, service utilisation and provision of care in a specialist mental health clinic for young refugees: a comparative study, Clin. Child Psychol psychiatry 2009 apr; 14 (2): 273-296

21. www.thelancet.com Published online August10,2011 DOI:10.1016/S0140-6736(11)60051-2

22. See the Centre for the study of Emotion and Law http//www.csel.org.uk/cselpublications.html for very helpful summaries

23. Health Needs Assessment-Unaccompanied children seeking asylum March 2016. Kent Public Health Observatory

24. http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Admin/2003/1689.html


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