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Family Group Conference

A Family Group Conference or FGC is a decision making and planning process whereby the wider family makes plans and decisions for and with children and young people who have been identified by the family themselves or by service providers as being in need of a plan that will safeguard and promote their welfare. For example, where contact arrangements need to be agreed.

Trained in the Family Rights Group Model, Coordinators and advocates work effectively within homes and communities to fully prepare children, families and referrers for the Family Conference. Having a key focus on the voice of the child and creative ways of supporting children to be heard, can be one of the most powerful moments of an FGC.

Length of Intervention

Lead in time around 4-6 weeks from Initial Contact with Family to

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