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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 book describes the experience of children in need living in state care, and the role of the social worker in working with such children.

Social Work with Looked After Children Summary

Social Work with Looked After Children by Christine Cocker

Written for social work degree students, this practical book looks at the experience of children in need who live in state care and the social worker's role in working with these children. Topics include relevant studies and legislation, residential care, foster care, adoption and leaving care. The book also looks at the needs of children and young people living away from home and discusses both the Looked After Children (LAC) system and consultation with looked after children. Throughout, practical examples and case studies encourage readers to apply their new knowledge to practice.

Social Work with Looked After Children Reviews

"A much needed text, focused and accurate with useful exercises." Lecturer, Canterbury Christ Church University.

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

Introduction Policy and statistics The legal framework Pathways and placement types Assessment, care, planning and contact Communication skills: Participation, children's rights and life story work Culture, ethnicity and faith Disabled children Attachment, adversity and resiliance Looked after children and mental health Education and the health of looked after children Adoption and permanence Leaving care Conclusion References Index

Additional information

GOR004452108
9781844451036
1844451038
Social Work with Looked After Children by Christine Cocker
Used - Very Good
Paperback
SAGE Publications Ltd
2008-05-15
224
N/A
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