“11. Young fathers can too easily be overlooked, dismissed or identified as a problem.
12. Domestic violence is a prevalent reason for children’s services becoming involved with the children of young parents.”
— nlcbf (@nlcbf) 23 June 2016
Research from the Young Parents Project
This project focuses upon young parents whose children are/have been subject of Children’s Services intervention – whether as children in need, children deemed at risk or as children placed in care. The overarching aim is to enable more young parents to keep their children safely with them. The project, funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation and by Tudor Trust, is looking at the experiences and needs of young parents up to the age of 30 years.
‘The Project’s focus resonates with a body of recent research literature which indicates that young parents with multiple needs are particularly in jeopardy of losing their children; that young fathers are often marginalised during the involvement of services with their children; that…
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