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The Child in Mind By Judy Barker (City and Hackney Primary Care Trust, UK)

The Child in Mind by Judy Barker (City and Hackney Primary Care Trust, UK)

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"The Child in Mind" aims to help health service workers negotiate the complexities of child protection practice, in order to prevent abuse and neglect and protect children from further harm once it has occurred. It covers key aspects of abuse, including: risk assessment; physical, sexual and emotional abuse; neglect; and more.

The Child in Mind Summary

The Child in Mind: A Child Protection Handbook by Judy Barker (City and Hackney Primary Care Trust, UK)

First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Child in Mind Reviews

'I commend this book ... I want it to be read and used day by day.' - Lord Laming, Chair of the Victoria Climbie Inquiry

'This book is particularly suitable for professionals unfamiliar with child protection procedures.' - Community Care

'The Child in Mind should be in everyone's back pocket, it defines all types of abuse very clearly and is an advocate for whistle blowing.' - Anne Bannister, Univeristy of Sheffield

'This is a concise and informative textbook for health practitioners whose work brings them into contact with children or families ... it provides a wealth of information.' - Nursing Standard

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements, Introduction, 1. Safeguarding Children 2. Partnership, collaboration and co-operation 3. Risk assessment 4. Recognition of child maltreatment 5. Physical abuse 6. Sexual abuse 7. Neglect 8. Emotional abuse 9. Failure to thrive 10. Abuse of children with disabilities 11. Non-compliance 12. The child protection conference 13. Records 14. The legal framework, Appendix 1: The assessment framework, Appendix 2: The paediatric assessment, Suggested reading.

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The Child in Mind: A Child Protection Handbook by Judy Barker (City and Hackney Primary Care Trust, UK)
Used - Very Good
Taylor & Francis Ltd
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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