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Developing Collaborative Relationships in Interagency Child Protection

Paperback, 01/07/2004, £18.95
More than about solely safeguarding children, this text explores the interagency, collaborative nature of that safeguarding task. It is accessible, understandable and promotes a positive, collaborative agenda.

Safeguarding Children from Emotional Maltreatment : What Works

Paperback, 15/01/2010, £18.99
Emotional maltreatment is widespread and has a profoundly harmful effect on a child's development. The effects of abuse are often carried into adulthood, and emotionally abused children are more likely to experience a range of problems as adults. This book sets out to identify 'what works' in preventing emotional maltreatment from recurring.

Child development for child care & protection workers

Paperback, 15/08/2010, £19.99
This is a classic text for students and practitioners in the child care and protection field which summarises important current thinking on child development and applies it directly to practice. The book covers key issues such as resilience and vulnerability and the impact of protective or adverse environments.

Direct Work with Vulnerable Children

Paperback, 15/11/2012, £16.99
The ability to build a trusting relationship is essential when working with vulnerable children. Through the use of numerous engaging games and activities developed over 20 years of working with abused and neglected children, this book shows how these lines of communication can be opened up through effective engagement with the child's world.

Child & Family Assessment in Social Work Practice 2ed

Paperback, 16/11/2010, £34.99
Student friendly, accessible and practical, this book covers all the core issues relating to the theory and practice of assessments in social work with children and their families

Working with Children, Young People and Families

Paperback, 15/10/2010, £29.99
An ideal textbook for exploring the themes and developments of working with children, young people and families from an truly interdisciplinary perspective.

Therapy with Children 2ed

Paperback, 15/10/2010, £32.99
This clearly written and thought-provoking book provides excellent summary and analysis of therapy with children and children's rights.

Children, Families and Violence

Hardback, 15/09/2008, £39.99
This book examines the risk factors surrounding children at risk of experiencing and perpetrating violence, and looks at the positive role that children's rights can play in their protection. The authors propose that violence in childhood is not spontaneous: that children are raised to become violent in poorly functioning families.

Children as Victims

Paperback, 21/04/2008, £28.99
Reviews current problems and challenges facing professionals involved in child protection, particularly focusing on areas where knowledge on child abuse is limited.

Safeguarding and Child Protection: Linking Theory and Practice 5ed

Paperback, 29/04/2016, £29.00
Ensure your students link theory with practice with this updated version of the authoritative and accessible series from Jennie Lindon

Social Work with Children and Families 4ed

Paperback, 10/03/2016, £22.99
'An excellent introduction to social work with children and families. It links practice with legislation and highlights relevant research findings'. - Mr Dan Burrows, Cardiff School of Health Sciences, Cardiff Metropolitan University

Nobody Will Believe You

Paperback, 02/07/2015, £9.99
Mary was a shy ten-year-old when her new dad, Sean, came into her life. From the very beginning he seemed to pay her special attention - praise for good behaviour, compliments about her clothes, help with school work. Mary trusted him. Then he started touching her. When she was twelve, he raped her.

Child Protection, Domestic Violence and Parental Substance Misuse: Family Experiences and Effective Practice

Paperback, 24/09/2007, £22.99
This book draws on a wide range of evidence to explore the facts about the relationship between substance misuse and domestic violence and their effect on children, and examines the response of children's services when there are concerns about the safety and welfare of children.

Domestic Violence and Protecting Children: New Thinking and Approaches

Paperback, 21/08/2015, £22.99
Describing some of the innovative work taking place in domestic violence and child protection work, this book looks at how interventions for children exposed to domestic violence are being developed, how services for abusive fathers have evolved and discusses a number of new initiatives in the field of interagency risk assessment.

Domestic Violence and Children

Paperback, 28/09/2009, £28.99
Describes the impact of domestic violence on children and provides support for education and social care professionals. This book provides guidance and advice on: identifying and responding to signs of distress; helping pupils to talk about and make sense of their experiences; the impact on parenting and how parents can be supported; and, more.

Social Work with Children, Young People and Their Families in Scotland 3ed

Paperback, 22/04/2014, £29.99
A complete guide to effective social work with children and families in Scotland.

Nursing & Health Survival Guide Recognising The Acutely Ill Child

Paperback, 05/09/2012, £8.99
Early and accurate recognition of an acutely ill child is essential. Ideal for quick reference, this pocket-sized guide puts all the crucial information at your fingertips.

Conducting the Home Visit in Child Protection

Paperback, 01/05/2012, £9.99
A guide to conducting home visits, a task which many feel unprepared for and is fraught with difficulties. It includes: real case examples; realistic solutions to the everyday difficulties you face; examples of what to say; and, reference to topical research including the Munro Review of Child Protection findings.

Working Together To Safeguard Children 3ed

Paperback, 20/06/2010, £35.00

Child Protection Practice

Paperback, 12/04/2011, £28.99
What happens when social workers leave their desks to carry out home visits? Harry Ferguson provides a rich and compelling insight into day-to-day child protecting practice. Capturing the sight, smell and feel of the home visit, he outlines the realities and complexities of face-to-face social work within this challenging field.

Attachment Across the Lifecourse: A Brief Introduction

Paperback, 26/04/2011, £26.99
Written by a top commentator on attachment theory, this brief introduction neatly summarises the latest thinking and research on attachment from childhood through to adulthood. It offers an essential overview for a wide student and professional audience, including social workers, psychologists, counsellors and nurses.
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