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Paperback, 12/10/2004, £22.99
This book addresses the key themes in child neglect, draws on current research and practice knowledge and sets out the implications for practice. With a joint health and social work focus, this interdisciplinary book is an essential resource for all professionals working towards integrated and collaborative childcare services.

Culture and Child Protection: Reflective Responses

Paperback, 29/11/2005, £17.99
Culture and Child Protection is a concise exploration of the close links between social service practices and cultural values which offers a culturally sensitive model of child protection practice. The authors demonstrate the ways in which a combination of personal, professional and societal attitudes often influence practice decisions.

Safeguarding Children and Schools

Paperback, 25/06/2008, £19.99
Safeguarding Children and Schools explains how schools are able to contribute to keeping children safe from harm and promoting their welfare, in line with Government Every Child Matters guidelines. At a time when expectations of the role of schools are evolving, this book provides guidance and support for social care professionals.

Child's World: The Comprehensive Guide to Assessing Children in Need

Paperback, 15/09/2009, £22.99
This new and updated edition of the best-selling book on assessing children in need and their families integrates practice, policy and theory to produce a comprehensive and multidisciplinary guide to all aspects of assessment. The Child's World explores the implications of recent legislation and national guidance for assessment practice.

Working with Adolescents and Young Adults

Paperback, 26/09/2008, £32.99
The first edition of this popular book won praise for successfully exploring the inner world of contemporary adolescence. The new edition now also examines issues including self-harm, depression and body image disturbance. Drawing on a flexible psychodynamic approach, it gives evidence-based guidance for both experienced practitioners and students.

Community-Based Psychotherapy with Young People

Paperback, 14/06/2001, £32.99
The book describes approaches and techniques for working with young people with mental health problems.

Providing Support to Young People: A Guide to Interviewing in Helping Relationships

Paperback, 05/04/2007, £32.99
Acting as a guide to making the most of helping relationships, this book concentrates on the practicalities and explores how to structure the help practitioners give to young people. It is useful reading to those working in information, advice, guidance and youth support settings, whether giving first-in-line or intensive support to young people.

Working with Young People 2ed

Paperback, 06/08/2013, £32.99
'Excellent resource that should be essential reading for all those considering working with young people whatever their background or discipline' - Miss Isabelle King, WFD, national Council of Voluntary Youth Services

Improving Children's Life Chances

Paperback, 05/09/2016, £15.00
This book brings together leading voices from academia and practice to discuss whether the government's new life chances agenda is meaningful.

Effective Group Work with Young People

Paperback, 01/05/2009, £26.99
This book aims to improve the confidence of those working with young people and ensure that the 'group experience' is a positive one for both the practitioner and the group of young people.

Hospital: How I Survived the Secret Child Experiments at Aston Hall

Paperback, 09/02/2017, £8.99
"Barbara O'Hare was just 12 when she was admitted to the psychiatric hospital, Aston Hall, in 1971. From a troubled home, she'd hoped she would find sanctuary there. But within hours, Barbara was tied down, drugged with sodium amytal--a truth-telling drug--and then abused by its head physician, Dr Kenneth Milner"--Back cover.

Multi-agency Working In The Early Y

Paperback, 15/12/2009, £29.99
This book is a reflection on the nature of partnership working, how it has developed and the issues which impede or enable success in the pre-school and early years arena.

Working with Bereaved Children and Young People

Paperback, 20/10/2010, £29.99
Brenda Mallon combines the latest bereavement theory with skills-based training to fill a gap in the market for a truly student-focussed and multi-disciplinary book which provides a useful framework for teaching and learning.

Integrated Children's Services

Paperback, 18/03/2011, £32.99
Demystifies the complexities of organizations working together for the benefit of children.

Child Sexual Abuse

Paperback, 03/04/2008, £48.99
Increasing concern on the part of the government, criminal justice agencies, the media and public, regarding child sexual abuse has been prompted by a series of events including, cases involving the abduction, sexual abuse and murder of young children. This work evaluates the development of policy and legislative measures to control sex offenders.

Making Good Assessments

Paperback, 27/09/2010, £24.95

Advanced Social Work With Children

Paperback, 19/01/2011, £29.99
This book is a guide for students on the higher specialist PQ Awards in Social Work with Children and Families

Effective Social Work with Children, Young People and Families

Paperback, 13/08/2012, £30.99
This is the first textbook written in direct response to the Munro review of child protection. It will be valuable reading for students taking courses in social work with families, and also for practitioners across all fields who work on child protection.

Practical Child Law for Social Workers : A Guide to English Law and Policy

Paperback, 13/02/2013, £25.99
A critical analysis of the practical application of law and policy relating to social work with children and families.

Effective Social Work with Children and Families: A Skills Handbook

Paperback, 21/02/2012, £29.99
Covering a core topic on the curriculum, this book provides students with the key knowledge and skills that they need for practice and is fully up-to-date, incorporating the findings of the Munro Report (2011).

Youth Justice And Social Work

Paperback, 26/01/2012, £27.99
A complete guide to youth justice for social workers.

Proactive Child Protection and Social Work 2e

Paperback, 07/04/2016, £24.99
Covers essential skills of working with this client group in detail - communicating, listening and understanding children's behaviour.

Social Work Practice With Children

Paperback, 15/11/2011, £29.99
A user-friendly book that explores and reflects on effective practice in this key area of the social work curriculum, children and families.

Child in Mind: a Child Protection Handbook

Paperback, 01/07/2007, £29.99
Helps health service workers negotiate the complexities of child protection practice, with the aim of preventing abuse and neglect and protecting children from further harm once it has occurred. This handbook explains how the child protection process works. It is suitable for students and by anyone who works with children.

What Works With Children and Adolescents?

Paperback, 16/11/2000, £38.99
A concise, empirically-based study of the types of psychological treatments effective for common psychological problems in childhood and adolescence.

Working Ethically in Child Protection

Paperback, 18/08/2015, £38.99

Early Prediction and Prevention of Child Abuse: A Handbook

Paperback, 26/04/2002, £78.00
This comprehensive handbook is a thoroughly up-to-date reference for all those involved in child protection work and is based on the highly successful Early Prediction and Prevention of Child Abuse, which is considered a key text in the field.

Child Protection Handbok

Paperback, 25/04/2007, £34.99
Gives an informative account of important areas of child protection practice. Covering research, policy and practice, this book is suitable for professionals working in child care. It provides research findings in various areas of child abuse, policies and indications of good practice, and specialist chapters for different professionals.

Innocence Betrayed: Paedophilia, the Media and Society

Hardback, 14/10/2002, £17.99
* A very readable and accessible book which is also rigorous and well researched. * Written by Jon Silverman (BBC Home Affairs Correspondent) and David Wilson (former prison governor) -- public figures with many contacts in the press and media.

Cross-Cultural Child Development for Social Workers: An Introduction

7, 28/02/2007, £34.99
Social workers operate in an increasingly ethnically diverse society, yet many of the models that they use fail to reflect that diversity. This text draws on literature from Britain and North America to explain child development from a cross-cultural, black and ecological perspective. It is intended for social workers.

Attachment Theory Child Maltreatment and Family Support

Paperback, 17/09/1999, £37.99
This text offers a comprehensive account of how social developmental perspectives and attachment theory can illuminate practice in the field of child protection and family support. It moves from an introduction to the key theories to a detailed outline of the main methods and processes.

Victoria Climbie Inquiry

Paperback, 28/01/2003, £42.50

Towards a Sociology for Childhood - Thinking from Children's Lives

Paperback, 01/05/2002, £27.99
To understand how society works, we must take account of children as well as adults, otherwise our explanation omits an important social group. This book argues that we should start from the children's own accounts to show how the organisation of social relations provides an explanation for their social position.

Principles of child protection

Paperback, 03/04/2004, £27.99
Examines the field of child protection theory and practice. This book reviews the literature on social and cultural definitions and patterns of child abuse, child sexual abuse, and the nature of childhood itself, and examines the forces that have helped to determine multiagency child protection management.

Working with Denied Child Abuse

Paperback, 01/09/2006, £30.99
Working with 'Denied' Child Abuse presents an innovative, safety-focused, partnership-based, model called Resolutions, which provides an alternative approach for responding rigourously and creatively to cases often deemed to be impossible or untreatable by statutory and treatment professionals.

Young Children's Health and Well-Being

7, 01/12/2006, £26.99
This book explores how factors such as parent-child relationships, family networks and social support, housing, poverty and the safety of the environment impact on children's early experiences and have consequences for their later health and well-being.

Leading Work with Young People

Paperback, 18/08/2007, £32.99
Offers a selection of writing from a field of work. This book brings together key readings and commissioned material to present a variety of theoretical and practical perspectives on leading and managing work with young people. It equips students with the knowledge, skills, values and principles required for qualification as a worker in the field.

Social Work and Foster Care

Paperback, 04/02/2014, £27.99
The child is placed at the heart of the text and it includes substantial chapters examining key pieces of legislation, law, policy frameworks and the overreaching theoretical and research evidence to support good practice and help students gain confidence whilst on placements.

Developing Good Practice in Children's Services

Paperback, 15/07/2004, £25.00
Vicky White and John Harris have drawn together the contributors' experiences of working with children in a broad range of settings, emphasising ways in which the current context of change can be used as an opportunity to enhance the quality of service provision and achieve better outcomes for children and their families.

Child Neglect and Emotional Abuse: Understanding, Assessment and Response

Paperback, 29/03/2014, £28.99
In this book, Celia Doyle and Charles Timms join forces to take your students step-by-step through the underlining theory, skills and practice of working with vulnerable children, using case examples to cover everything they need to know, from detailing the assessment process to positive interventions and family management approaches.

Breaking Free: Help for Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

Hardback, 14/04/2000, £14.99
A manual designed to help survivors of child sexual abuse. It investigates the effects of child sexual abuse which often persist into adult life, and draws on accounts of survivors who want their voices to be heard. It offers an optimistic approach to help survivors break free from the past.

Child Protection : An Introduction 2ed

Paperback, 18/04/2007, £32.99
Offers an introduction to, and critical analysis of, the complex issues involved in child protection work. This book encourages reflection and debate through such features as case examples and interactive exercises. It is comprehensive and addresses professionals involved in child protection work. It is suitable for students and practitioners.

Politics of Child Protection: Contemporary Developments and Future Directions

Paperback, 24/03/2014, £31.99
How has policy shaped the role of social workers and other professionals in protecting children and young people? Combining historical detail with sharp critical analysis, leading commentator Nigel Parton presents an overview of the complex field of child protection, from its emergence in the 19th Century to the Munro Review of 2011.

Values and Practice in Children;s Services

Paperback, 29/10/2004, £36.99
Values and their application are a continuing area of concern for those involved in work with children and families. The text develops a range of approaches to practice, utilizing case examples to illustrate the challenges, and to help practitioners with the task of reconciling competing expectations in their work with children.

Safeguarding Childhood: Early Intervention and Surveillance in a Late Modern Society

Paperback, 20/09/2005, £37.99
This new text by a recognized authority offers a clear, invigorating and theoretically sophisticated commentary on child abuse and child welfare policy.

Child Abuse and Neglect: Attachment, Development and Intervention

Paperback, 21/04/2005, £36.99
Offers a survey of the field of child abuse and neglect from the perspective of modern developmental attachment theory. The book opens with an account of the theory and describes the ways in which attachment difficulties manifest themselves in children's behaviour.


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