As an interviewer for children who have returned to home or care after running away or going missing during the pandemic, you will no doubt be working closely with organisations, caregivers, parents, children and wider stakeholders in supporting children with appropriate access to an Independent Missing Return Home Interview.
How do we work to the statutory guidance during the pandemic and how do we continue to safeguard and reach children who are often our most vulnerable and are already traumatised by their adverse life experiences, whilst protecting our own health and emotional well-being at a time of worldwide crisis?
We are all working across unchartered territory and there are no scripted responses to our current situation.
However, I believe that collectively we have a wealth of experience, and I thought that an online practice discussion forum might be helpful in bringing us together. Please click on the link below for further details.