Guidance

Child protection: working with foreign authorities

Guidance on child protection cases and care orders where the child has links to a foreign country.

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This guidance is for:

  • local authorities
  • social workers
  • service managers
  • children’s services lawyers

It includes:

  • a set of principles for social workers working on child protection cases and care orders, where the child has links to a foreign country
  • a summary of the main international legislation
  • guidance on agencies and organisations that social workers can seek advice from, or provide information to, when working on these cases
  • links to other relevant guidance