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Social Work with Children and Families

Social Work with Children and Families

Develop the knowledge and skills necessary to help protect some of the most vulnerable people in society.

Social Work with Children and Families

2019 | Social Work with Children and Families | Book

Cultural Diversity in Child Protection

Cultural Competence in Practice

Racial, ethnic and religious diversity requires social workers to safeguard children and support families from many different minority backgrounds. This innovative book is based on an analysis of Serious Case Reviews (Child Safeguarding Practice …

Authors:
Siobhan E. Laird, Prospera Tedam

2019 | Social Work with Children and Families | Book

Child Protection

How do you apply the principles, structures and processes of the law to everyday practice? Drawing on a wealth of contemporary case examples, this handy pocket book demystifies the legislation on child protection and demonstrates the practical …

Author:
Kim Holt

2019 | Social Work with Children and Families | Book

Family Support for Social Care Practitioners

This timely textbook provides an introduction, overview and critical analysis of practice and services in relation to current policy developments. With a focus on working with service users across the life course, multi-agency working, and …

Author:
Mary Shannon

2019 | Social Work with Children and Families | Book

Child and Adolescent Psychology for Social Work and Allied Professions

Applied Perspectives

This essential new textbook meets the challenges faced by those who work with children in order to provide safe and effective practice. It identifies the ways in which social work and psychology need to work together to achieve this. Misca and …

Authors:
Gabriela Misca, Peter Unwin

2012 | Social Work with Children and Families | Book

Working with Abused Children

Focus on the Child

Working with abused children is a demanding and emotionally charged area of practice in which practitioners must balance sensitivity with statutory obligation. This thoroughly updated new edition emphasises the need for a central focus on the …

Author:
Celia Doyle

2011 | Social Work with Children and Families | Book

Children and Young People’s Spaces

Developing Practice


This reader takes debates about children's services forward by drawing on ideas based in social pedagogy and arguing that the concept of 'space' is crucial to relationships and practices with children and young people. It will stimulate students …

Editors:
Pam Foley, Stephen Leverett

2007 | Social Work with Children and Families | Book

Cross-Cultural Child Development for Social Workers

An Introduction

Social workers today operate in an increasingly ethnically diverse society, yet many of the models that they use fail to reflect that diversity.
Lena Robinson's exciting and innovative text draws on literature from Britain and North America to …

Author:
Lena Robinson

2011 | Social Work with Children and Families | Book

Working with Children and Young People

Co-constructing Practice

Traditional ways of working with children and young people are giving way to new practices. Where practice solutions previously tended to be imposed on children and young people, professionals are now looking to engage them as vital partners in …

Authors:
Lindsay O’Dell, Stephen Leverett

2003 | Social Work with Children and Families | Book

Gender and Child Protection

It has been widely noted in the social work literature that the practice of child protection is highly gendered. When it comes to child abuse, women come under more scrutiny and men, who are more likely to present a risk of harm to children, are …

Author:
Jonathan Scourfield
Editor:
Jo Campling

2018 | Social Work with Children and Families | Book

Effective Practice with Looked After Children

Since the key developments that policy and research have undergone over the course of the past years, meeting the specific needs of looked after children is a priority for modern social work policy and practice. This comprehensive text combines an …

Author:
Robin Sen

2018 | Social Work with Children and Families | Book

Child-Centred Social Work: Theory and Practice

With an emphasis on professional expectations, values and practice skills such as building trust, listening and advocacy, this textbook helps enable social workers base their practice with children and young people on a truly child-centred model.

Author:
Vivienne Barnes

2014 | Social Work with Children and Families | Book

Child Protection

How do you apply the principles, structures and processes of the law to everyday practice? Drawing on a wealth of contemporary case examples, this handy pocket book demystifies the legislation on child protection and demonstrates the practical …

Author:
Kim Holt

2016 | Social Work with Children and Families | Book

Supporting Families

From time to time all families face predicaments, and use their own resources to overcome them. However, sometimes these resources are insufficient and they need help. Through the use of richly detailed practice examples and case studies, this …

Author:
Terence O’Sullivan

2007 | Social Work with Children and Families | Book

Working with Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children

Issues for Policy and Practice

This text explores the challenges and possibilities of working with asylum seeking children and young people, including the different aspects of resettlement, alongside the development and sustainability of good standards of practice. A valuable …

Authors:
Ravi K. S. Kohli, Fiona Mitchell

2005 | Social Work with Children and Families | Book

Social Work with Young People in Care

Looking after children in theory and practice

This text offers a clear and balanced introduction to social work with children and young people who are looked after away from home. The book explains the context in which children are looked after, the range of services available, and the …

Author:
Nigel Thomas
Editor:
Jo Campling

2017 | Human Development and Psychology | Book

Early Childhood Studies

A Multidisciplinary Approach

The new go-to text for Early Childhood Studies, this comprehensive book provides an essential introduction to the field. Written in a fresh and interesting style, the book covers topics such as early childhood in a global context; historical and ...

Author:
Jennifer Willan

2017 | Social Work with Children and Families | Book

Beyond the Risk Paradigm in Child Protection

For decades, child protection systems have striven to provide responsive services to vulnerable children and families in the face of the constant change and instability caused by the bureaucratization of child protection. This book lends a …

Author:
Marie Connolly

2014 | Social Work with Children and Families | Book

Looked After Children

How do you apply the principles, structures and processes of the law to everyday practice? Drawing on a wealth of contemporary case examples, this handy pocket book demystifies the complex legislation on Looked After Children and demonstrates the …

Author:
Caroline Ball

2011 | Social Work with Children and Families | Book

Children’s Perspectives on Integrated Services

Every Child Matters in Policy and Practice

Launching Palgrave's new Interagency Working in Health and Social Care series, this book provides one of the first reflective assessments of the Every Child Matters legacy of New Labour. Woven through with the voice of the child, it examines the …

Author:
Mary Kellett

2012 | Social Work with Children and Families | Book

Social Work with Children and Families

Social workers are constantly making decisions under pressure. How do policy, law, research and theory influence what they do? This important book provides the answers with a crystal-clear map of the field of social work with children and …

Editor:
Martin Davies