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Good Practice in Assessing Risk

Current Knowledge, Issues and Approaches

Edited by Hazel Kemshall and Bernadette Wilkinson; Series edited by Jacki Pritchard
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book is a comprehensive guide to good practice for those working with risk, covering a wide variety of social care settings. The contributors discuss a range of key issues relating to risk including positive risk-taking, collaborating with victims and practitioners in the design of assessment tools, resilience to risk, and defensibility.

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Creating Stable Foster Placements

Learning from Foster Children and the Families Who Care For Them

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

What are the key ingredients for long lasting foster care placements? In this study the lives and routines of 10 foster families, considered to be providers of effective and lasting care are examined. Featuring original research, the type of care that these families provide and the reason for their success is analysed.

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The Integrated Children's System

Enhancing Social Work and Inter-Agency Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The Integrated Children's System (ICS) was developed to support effective practice with children and families and improve decision making and planning for children in need. This book outlines what the ICS is and how it works, and assesses the effectiveness of a number of pilot studies, offering guidance for others using and implementing the system.

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Developing Advocacy for Children and Young People

Current Issues in Research, Policy and Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book explores the latest debates and findings relating to research and practice in the field of children and young people's advocacy. Contributors present the key issues and dynamics of current advocacy practice and examine its role within health, education and social care services.

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