Research into how, when, and where Cafcass interview either parent, and how and when they interview the children involved.
Category: Cafcass Tools
Cafcass Tools Matrix. There is a requirement for all practitioners employed by Cafcass to use the tools, forms and templates provided. But do they? (Clue: no they don’t)
Sarah Parsons, as the Principal Social Worker for Cafcass and Head of L&D, is responsible for 1,400 FCAs of which most don’t and haven’t done their training. We ask WTF is going on?
Anthony Douglas of Cafcass proposes to launch his High Conflict Pathway tool – read about the actual tool and why it is not fit for purpose here.
Who are Cafcass National Improvement Service (NIS) and why does it matter that they’re not independent or apparently appropriately qualified?
The Crown Prosecution Service have this to say about Controlling or Coercive Behaviour: 3. Understanding Controlling or Coercive Behaviour In September 2012 the Government published guidance which may assist prosecutors to better understand the...
Research into the guidance and training Cafcass provide to their own FCAs on the use of their Safe Contact Indicator Tool.
What guidance do Cafcass provide to their FCAs on understanding and reporting on the needs, wishes and feelings of children? View the forms they make children complete.
The Impact of Parental Hostility tool is a tool referenced often by Cafcass as the tool that Cafcass use to detect Parental Alienation. Is it fit for use?
Cafcass used to (and sometimes still does) refer to Parental Alienation as Implacable Hostility. In 2015 they were asked how they dealt with Implacable Hostility…
Cafcass often reference their inhouse Library in responses to research questions. What is it, how does it operate, and how is it used?
Cafcass have only recently (2017) started to publicly acknowledge the existence of Parental Alienation in over 80% of UK family court cases. but how long have they known?
Research into how the Ministry of Justice responds to questions about Parental Alienation
Research into whether Cafcass have tools or training to understand the needs of a case before they start to compile their reports