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Child Welfare Services

Developments in Law, Policy, Practice and Research

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The contributors to this book provide a comprehensive review of child care policy and practice. They present evaluations and critiques of new or impending legislation and policies, and describe innovative services for children and young people who are deemed to be in need of protection, care or control.

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Approaches to Needs Assessment in Children's Services

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Examining the assessment of need in children's services this book addresses the full spectrum of practice, policy and research developments in the field. The contributors show how needs assessment in children's services can be used to tackle problems such as low achievement, and social exclusion at both individual and strategic levels.

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Parental Substance Misuse and Child Welfare

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Focusing on the needs of children of substance misusing parents and the dilemmas faced by professionals working with them, this comprehensive book brings together for the first time theoretical and practice issues for all those involved with the crossover between responses to drug and alcohol problems and child welfare.

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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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Improving Children's Services Networks

Lessons from Family Centres

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book details and evaluates expert research into the developing role of family centres in the light of current political and social trends including. A vital addition to the literature on child care services, Improving Children's Services Networks is essential reading for social care practitioners and students, and government policy makers.

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Enhancing Social Work Management

Theory and Best Practice from the UK and USA

Contributions by John Harris; Edited by Jane Aldgate, Janet Seden and Wendy Rose
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book looks at the nature of management in the human services sector and examines the prevailing issues affecting both the UK and USA. In this book, contributors present both the problems and opportunities associated with the growth of management in the social care sector. This will be essential reading for social workers.

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Handbook for Practice Learning in Social Work and Social Care

Knowledge and Theory

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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Improving Outcomes for Children and Families

Finding and Using International Evidence

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This edited collection offers an international perspective on the challenges of designing and undertaking outcome-based evaluation of child and family services. It introduces the key ideas and issues currently being debated in the evaluation of these services and provides examples of evaluation from policy and practice.

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