Ask the family to keep you up to date

Ask the family to keep you up to date


Dealing with a permanent exclusion will be a difficult time for the young person and the people around them. Sometimes, this leads to limited communication. It can be helpful to ask the people you are working with to keep you updated with relevant information as things develop.

Having up-to-date information will be particularly important during an exclusion, as this event might trigger new reviews of the young person's needs, or lead to a greater understanding of what the impact of the exclusion will be for them.


To request that the family keep you up to date with relevant developments, consider using the using the Suggested Text document: Asking the family to keep you up to date

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Once you have asked the family to keep you up to date, continue to the next step.



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