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Professional Child and Youth Care, Second Edition

UBC Press

The book covers a spectrum of key concerns within the field of child and youth care in Canada, and presents an analysis that spans a variety of program areas.

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How and Why Children Hate

A Study of Conscious and Unconscious Sources

Edited by Ved P Varma
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

We all hate from time to time, but children hate more than adults. The contributors to this book discuss how to recognise and handle hatred in a practical way. Their different perspectives enable the reader to obtain a comprehensive picture of available models and management approaches to children's primitive hatred.

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How and Why Children Fail

Edited by Ved P Varma
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The authors explore the reasons for a child's failure from a range of disciplines. Topics covered include social influences as well as emotional, physical and psychological factors. This book, by an international team of experts in the field, is a rare search for answers to the question why and how children fail.

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Group Work with Children and Adolescents

A Handbook

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A comprehensive resource manual, this book looks at the theory and development of group work as a form of family therapy, the settings in which group work may be used, and effective therapeutic methods. The book also discusses how to deal with themes that may orient groups and the administrative and management concerns involved in groups work.

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Good Practice in Child Protection

A Manual for Professionals

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Good Practice in Child Protection is a practical handbook for use by all professionals who work with child abuse cases as they get to grips with the new legislation on child protection. The book is soundly based on theory, but its main emphasis is on practice, and it includes exercises to improve practice in specific areas of child protection work.

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The Assessment of Criminal Behaviours of Clients in Secure Settings

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The assessment of criminal behaviours of clients in secure settings poses a number of particular problems; the behaviour in question is neither currently evident, nor can it ethically be elicited therefore recognising it is a complex and important skill. This assessment is used for making critical decisions about a person's liberty and treatment.

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