Brigid Daniel

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Safeguarding Children and Schools

Foreword by Brigid Daniel; Edited by Mary Baginsky
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Safeguarding Children and Schools explains how schools are able to contribute to keeping children safe from harm and promoting their welfare, in line with Government Every Child Matters guidelines. At a time when expectations of the role of schools are evolving, this book provides guidance and support for social care professionals.

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Adolescence

Assessing and Promoting Resilience in Vulnerable Children 3

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This practical resource for work with vulnerable adolescents shows ways of promoting resilience and encouraging pro-social behaviour. Discussing concerns associated with adolescence such as peer pressure and moral responsibility, the authors suggest ways for practitioners to support young people who may have social or family problems.

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The Early Years

Assessing and Promoting Resilience in Vulnerable Children 1

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This clear and practical workbook shows the importance of encouraging resilience in pre-school children who live in challenging circumstances. Including guidance on ongoing monitoring and supported by case studies from practice, this book is an essential guide to nurturing resilience for all those who work with young children and their families.

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Engaging with Fathers

Practice Issues for Health and Social Care

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Engaging with Fathers is written for the busy professional and avoids jargon. Each chapter contains summaries of the main points, examples of research, exercises, key issues to consider and suggestions for further reading. While developing practice with fathers, it remains firmly focused on what is best for children.

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The School Years

Assessing and Promoting Resilience in Vulnerable Children 2

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Helping practitioners in their work with vulnerable children of a school-going age, this workbook explores ways of nurturing resilience in different aspects of everyday life. Focusing on specific areas such as home life, talents and interests, the authors show how to make thorough assessments and intervene in constructive ways.

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Making Sense of Child and Family Assessment

How to Interpret Children's Needs

By Duncan Helm; Foreword by Brigid Daniel
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The application of assessment frameworks hinges on human qualities and skills which are naturally prone to bias and inconsistency. This book aims to support workers in analysing and making sense of the information gathered, and increase accuracy and empathy in assessing the needs and risks for vulnerable children and young people.

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Residential Child Care

Prospects and Challenges

Edited by Andrew Kendrick
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Residential Child Care draws on the latest research to offer guidance for developing best practice, policy and improved outcomes for children and young people. Contributors examine important aspects of residential care work, and address the concerns about the poor outcomes for young people leaving care.

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Handbook for Practice Learning in Social Work and Social Care

Knowledge and Theory

Edited by Joyce Lishman
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This substantially revised, expanded and updated edition of the popular Handbook of Theory for Practice Teachers is a comprehensive summary of the theory, knowledge, research and evidence relating to practice learning in social care, focussing on knowledge-based practice with a focus on improving outcomes.

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Child Neglect

Practice Issues for Health and Social Care

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book addresses the key themes in child neglect, draws on current research and practice knowledge and sets out the implications for practice. With a joint health and social work focus, this interdisciplinary book is an essential resource for all professionals working towards integrated and collaborative childcare services.

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Recognizing and Helping the Neglected Child

Evidence-Based Practice for Assessment and Intervention

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book, based on extensive research of the evidence, outlines how neglect can be recognized, examining the signs that parents give to signal their need for help, and the signs that a child's needs are not being met. It then covers how practitioners should respond, including assessment, planning, and appropriate interventions.

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The Developing World of the Child

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Written as part of a training pack for practitioners working in children's services and child protection, and bringing together leading figures from a range of disciplines, this important text shows how the latest child development theories can be applied to professionals' working practice. This resource is essential reading for a social workers.

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Challenging Child Protection

New Directions in Safeguarding Children

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book sets child protection within a conceptual understanding of contemporary social work and current social and political contexts.

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