Safeguarding the Vulnerable Young Adult - The Transition from Child to Adult Care
Young people aged 16 - 18, particularly 'looked after children' are subject to a complex overlapping legislative framework. They are also eligible for a variety of services, as well as falling within the jurisdiction of a number of different court arenas.
This webinar will assist you to navigate the legal pathways when working to safeguard vulnerable care leavers, to ensure that they receive the help they are entitled to and also any placement is lawful.
What You Will Learn
This webinar will cover the following:
- The main principles of law governing transitions from children’s social care to adult social care
- The law surrounding deprivation of liberty for young people
- The involvement of the Court of Protection and MCA 2005
- When wardship and the inherent jurisdiction becomes relevant
This webinar was recorded on 1st December 2022
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