Presents an account of key areas of child protection practice. This title includes material on: institutional abuse; gender issues; policy guidance for assessment and working together; training for professionals in child protection; and, developments in legislation. It is suitable for child protection programmes.
The new edition of this popular handbook gives an authoritative, informative and accessible account of key areas of child protection practice. Covering research, policy and practice it is relevant to all professionals working in child care. This practical and evidence-based text is divided into three sections for clarity: understanding, managing, and intervening and training issues in child protection.It has been revised to incorporate recent changes and developments in the field including new material on: institutional abuse; gender issues; policy guidance for assessment and working together; training for professionals in child protection; and, developments in legislation. No other book on child protection offers such comprehensive coverage of policy and practice. It provides research findings in all areas of child abuse, latest policies and indications of good practice, plus specialist chapters for different professionals. Chapters have been contributed by known experts in the field, both distinguished academics and practitioners. By combining the latest factual information with sophisticated analysis, it is the ideal course text for child protection programmes as well as meeting the needs of more experienced practitioners, academics and trainers.
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Table of Contents
UNDERSTANDING CHILD ABUSE * Protecting Children: A Socio-Historical Analysis * Patterns and Outcomes; Child Abuse: Defining, Understanding and Intervening *. Characteristics of Sexual Abusers; Consequences and Indicators of Child Abuse * Gender and Child Abuse* Issues of Ethnicity and Culture; Disability and Child Abuse* Abuse in Institutional Settings * MANAGING THE PROCESS OF CHILD PROTECTION * Child Protection and the Civil Law; Making Enquiries Under section 47 of the Children Act 1989 * Assessment;. Interprofessional Co-operation and Interagency Co-ordination * Case Conferences in Child Protection; Protecting Children: The Role of the Health Visitor* Enhancing the Contribution of Teachers to Child Protection * Court Proceedings and Court Craft * The Work of the Guardian ad Litum: Child Protection and the Criminal Justice System* INTERVENTION AND TRAINING ISSUES IN CHILD PROTECTION * Partnership with Parents: Individual Work with Children * Non-Directive Play Therapy with Abused Children and Adolescents * Helping to Prevent Abuse: A Cognitive Behavioural Approach with Families* Working with Abusing Families: Group Work in Child Protection Agencies* Helping Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse * Out-of-Home Care for the Abused or Neglected Child: Research, Planning and Practice* Child Protection: The Manager's Perspective * Safeguarding and Promoting Children's Welfare: A Question of Confidence * Power and Partnership: A Case Study in Child Protection
The Child Protection Handbook by Kate Wilson
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