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Good Practice in Safeguarding Children: Working Effectively in Child Protection

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ISBN-10: 184310945X

ISBN-13: 9781843109457

Edition: 2009

Authors: Liz Hughes, Hilary Owen

List price: $39.95
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Good Practice in Safeguarding Children considers how front-line professionals can keep the best interests of the child at the heart of their work when statutory guidance, the way agencies are integrated and the delivery of services are changing. Liz Hughes and Hilary Owen have drawn together the contributors' experiences of working with safeguarding children on a broad range of issues, including neglect, trafficked children, parents with mental health issues and child protection supervision. The contributors discuss current dilemmas in safeguarding children work and provide models of good practice, including case scenarios and exercises. This book explores how changes in the system offer an…    
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Pub
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Introduction
From Protection to Safeguarding: Bringing You Up to Date on Statutory Responsibilities
The Contribution of Schools to Safeguarding Children
Making the Most of a Home Visit
Infant Mental Health and Early Attachment
Working with Unco-operative or Hostile Families
Neglect and Parental Learning Disability
Safeguarding Children Who Live with Parental Substance Misuse
Domestic Abuse and Safeguarding Children
Safeguarding Children and Mental Health Practice: Experiencing the Field
Safeguarding Trafficked Children
Criminal Investigation and Safeguarding: Dilemmas for Policing
Good Practice in Undertaking Social Work Assessments
The Most Important Professional Relationship
Doing Serious Case Reviews Well: Politics, Academia, Risk Management and Staff Care
List of Contributors
Subject Index
Author Index