This article explores how professionals who have concerns about 'disguised compliance' can try and approach matters differently. 

It explores the NSPCC recommendations and queries if in some cases it is better to end involvement from professionals if safe to do so. 

It also explores Motivational Interviewing, a communication style which follows a set of key principles set out below and in the article. Whilst not expected to act as a magic wand its hoped that these key principles will assist parents to engage with professionals more.