CAFCASS

AcronymDefinition
CAFCASSChildren and Family Court Advisory and Support Services
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The CAFCASS officer will try and resolve the issues by agreement.
Mr Cook stated: 'Our principal grievance against CAFCASS is that it is riddled with bias against fathers.
If no agreement is reached, the court will consider what further directions need to be made and if it is necessary for any reports prepared by CAFCASS or any other agencies.
The NACCC accreditation for supported contact and enhanced accreditation for supervised contact is recognised by CAFCASS Cymru, ensuring the needs of children and families come first.
The Deputy Leader has publicly criticised Welsh Women's Aid, Safer Wales and CAFCASS (Children and family court advisory and support service) through his Twitter and Facebook accounts.
Should there be welfare issues, an officer from CAFCASS (Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service) can be appointed to investigate matters.
Then there was a love tryst between a nurse, a doctor and a surgeon, nurse Kyla fighting for custody of her son despite a fight with her senior and her CAFCASS officer being contaminated and witnessing the lot, and nurse Tricia battling cancer and her lover Mark's affections.
Matthew Pinnell, who works for CAFCASS, has developed a child and adolescent welfare assessment checklist, recognising the detrimental impact seeing or hearing inter-parental conflict has on a child.
He was followed by Anthony Douglas, a local authority children's services director and, since 2004, Chief Executive of CAFCASS, who is still Chair today.
They were then all in favour of a nanny state via the NSPCC, Social Services & CAFCASS which undermines parental responsibility rights at an alarming rate.
CAFCASS was set up in 2001 to integrate the Family Court Welfare Service, GALRO, and the Children's Division of the Official Solicitor.
CAFCASS Cymru has introduced an all-Wales approach to the provision of child contact services in Wales, by appointing the National Association of Child Contact Centres (NACCC) as the network manager for Wales.