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Here are the resources we found for family for professionals:
ReMoved [Part 1]
ReMoved is a film about what it is like to be achild within the foster care system. The young girl in this film experienced domestic violence from a young age and enters the care system following one of her parents being arrested.
(Featured resource)The Engage toolkit support black and minority ethnic young people who are young carers, and their families. The Engage toolkit brings together information, resources and links to help develop and implement best policy and practice for services to support black and minority ethnic young carers and their families.
Wolverhampton 360 is a service aimed at helping young people who may be worried about a parent’s drinking, gambling or drug use; or may have problems of their own. Whatever the reason, experienced staff and volunteers are on hand to help to provide information advice and guidance.
Attachment is often referred to as the relationship or bond between a child and their main caregiver, which develops during the early years of life. Sometimes this bond does not develop well for a number of different reasons, such as illness or life events.
This page from the Black Country CAMHS site provides an introduction to attachment difficulties, and tips to support young people.
Blog / personal article
Stress and its impact on family relationships
(Featured resource)People seem more stressed than ever, and never more so than in the family. No matter how the family unit is constructed: traditional, single parent, fostered, they all share similarities in the stresses and strains they encounter. This article examines the issues of stress and family relationships, and suggests ideas to reduce stress in the home.