The best interests case practice model provides a foundation for working with adolescents and their families, whilst touching on areas such as social media, home life and cultural differences.
Specialist practice resources provide additional guidance on: information gathering, analysis and planning; action; and reviewing outcomes in cases where specific problems exist or with particular developmental stages. This resource consists of two parts.
The first part focuses on adolescents, their development, and how past trauma and other events affect development. The second part looks at ways of working with young people and their families. The resource will provide you with information, strategies and tips to engage young people and understand and respond to specific issues that are common for adolescents.