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The Child in Mind By Judy Barker

The Child in Mind
by Judy Barker

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Helps health service workers negotiate the complexities of child protection practice, with the aim of preventing abuse and neglect and protecting children from further harm once it has occurred. This handbook explains how the child protection process works. It is suitable for students and by anyone who works with children.
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The Child in Mind: A Child Protection Handbook by Judy Barker

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

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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

About Judy Barker

Judy Barker has extensive experience working with child abuse and neglect. Her clinical expertise is drawn from many years in practice, as a health visitor, child protection advisor and designated nurse for child protection in City and Hackney. Deborah Hodes is a consultant community paediatrician and designated doctor for child protection in Camden and University College London Hospital. She has a wide range of clinical, teaching and research experience in community child health.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1 Safeguarding children 2 Partnership, collaboration and co-operation 3 Assessment of Risk 4 Physical abuse 5 Sexual abuse 6 Neglect 7 Emotional abuse 8 Failure to thrive 9 Abuse of children with disabilities 10 Parental non-engagement 11 The child protection conference 12 Records 13 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
Judy Barker
Used - Very Good
Taylor & Francis Ltd
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