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Social Work with Looked After Children By Christine Cocker

Social Work with Looked After Children by Christine Cocker

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Summary

This is a popular guide to a complex and demanding area of practice that looks at the experiences of children in need who live in state care and the social worker's role in working with them. There are chapters on communication and children's rights, life story work, attachment and culture, as well as ethnicity and faith.

Social Work with Looked After Children Summary

Social Work with Looked After Children by Christine Cocker

This practical book looks at the experiences of children in need who live in state care and the social worker's role in working with them. This is a popular guide to this complex and demanding area of practice. There are chapters on communication and children's rights, life story work, attachment and culture, ethnicity and faith. Throughout the book there are sections on supporting legislation and policy for children in residential care, foster care, adoption and leaving care.

Key features include:
  • Practical links between theory and practice
  • Includes law and policy relevant to looked-after children
  • Information on understanding statistics
  • Contains lots of practical activities

About Christine Cocker

Lucille Allain is a Senior Lecturer in Social Work at Middlesex University and a Programme Leader for the social work pre-qualifying programmes. She has 18 years of child and family social work experience in child protection, looked after children and disabled children. Her experience spans working as a social worker, manager and in commissioning and developing new services. Her current research focuses on social work practice and young people leaving care.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Policy and Statistics Chapter 2: The Legal Framework Chapter 3: Pathways and Placement Types Chapter 4: Assessment, Care Planning and Contact Chapter 5: Communication Skills: Participation, Children's Rights and Life Story Work Chapter 6: Diversity and Equality Chapter 7: Disabled Children Chapter 8: Attachment, Adversity and Resilience Chapter 9: Looked After Children and Mental Health Chapter 10: Education of Looked After Children CHapter 11: Health of Looked After Children Chapter 12: Adoption and Permanence Chapter 13: Leaving Care

Additional information

NGR9781526424372
9781526424372
1526424371
Social Work with Looked After Children by Christine Cocker
New
Paperback
SAGE Publications Ltd
2019-04-30
352
N/A
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