Comparative child protection: Seeing ourselves as others see us. Patrick Ayre Department of Applied Social Studies University of Luton Park Square, Luton email: [email protected] web: http://patrickayre.co.uk. THE LAW: MESSAGES FROM THE CHILDREN ACT 1989.
Help for parents with children " in need" should be offered as a service to the child and the family, and should:
Child protection work in Britain characterised by
Pattern influenced by :
Problems arise from
Interagency system is unable to deal effectively with: