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Vulnerable Children and the Law

International Evidence for Improving Child Welfare, Child Protection and Children's Rights

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book takes an international perspective on child welfare, examining how frameworks can be adapted to address the rights and best interests of children. Synthesising the latest research, experts redefine the concept of a 'child in need' in a world where global movement is common and children are frequently involved in the law.

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Quick Guide to Community Care Practice and the Law

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This short guide cuts through the confusing mass of legislation to provide a concise and jargon-free explanation of current community care practice and the law. It is an essential resource for busy practitioners at all levels as well as managers in both the statutory and voluntary sectors, and policy-makers in local authorities and the NHS.

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Street Wise

A Programme for Educating Young People about Citizenship, Rights, Responsibilities and the Law

By Sam Frankel; Foreword by Tim Stevens
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Designed to equip young people with the knowledge and skills they need to be street wise, this resource challenges young people to engage in relevant moral questions through raising awareness of the criminal process and how it applies to them, so that that they can take a lead in developing better relationships within their communities.

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A Guide to Special Education Advocacy

What Parents, Clinicians and Advocates Need to Know

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book gives strategies for advocating for better provision of special education in schools. Cohen's insightful manual gives a practical vision of how a parent or a professional can become an advocate to achieve a more inclusive and rewarding education for the child with a disability.

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Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and the Law

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The book focuses on how many areas of law apply to vulnerable adults, bringing together an extensive body of case law to illustrate this. Also covered is how local authorities and the NHS may themselves be implicated in the harm suffered. For example, in terms of gross lapses in standards of care and basic dignity sometimes found in hospitals.

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Community Care Practice and the Law

Fourth Edition

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This fourth edition of Community Care Practice and the Law has been fully updated to reflect the rapid and continuing legal, policy and practice changes affecting community care. It provides comprehensive and jargon-free explanations of community care legislation, as well as other areas of law directly relevant to practitioners.

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Good Practice in the Law and Safeguarding Adults

Criminal Justice and Adult Protection

Edited by Jacki Pritchard
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Good Practice in the Law and Safeguarding Adults provides an up-to-date summary of developments in the legislative framework and best practice relevant to the area of adult protection work. It explains legislation that can be used in adult protection work, covering criminal and civil law, and national guidance such as Achieving Best Evidence.

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Good Practice in Safeguarding Adults

Working Effectively in Adult Protection

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Good Practice in Safeguarding Adults provides an up to date and topical overview of developments in policy, guidance, legislation and practice in the area of adult protection. The book aims to broaden thinking about adult abuse, assesses alternative models of practice such as criminal justice and welfare, and covers groups who may be overlooked.

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Children with Mental Disorder and the Law

A Guide to Law and Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book provides a guide to the law relating to mental health care for children and young people, and discusses important issues in clinical and social care practice such as parental responsibility, Gillick competency and capacity, emergency intervention and detention, assessment of mental illness and confidentiality in practice.

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Sexual Offending and Mental Health

Multidisciplinary Management in the Community

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Sexual Offending and Mental Health draws together theoretical, clinical and mental health issues for the range of professionals working with sex offenders and those who have behaved in sexually inappropriate ways. The book describes current influential models of sexual offending and the developmental, psychological and social factors involved.

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Asperger Syndrome and Employment

Adults Speak Out about Asperger Syndrome

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Employment is an important part of a healthy, balanced and fulfilling life but less than 20 per cent of people with Asperger Syndrome (AS) are in work at any one time. The adults with AS in this book explore the issues surrounding employment, providing advice and insights for others with AS, as well as their employers and colleagues.

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Autism, Discrimination and the Law

A Quick Guide for Parents, Educators and Employers

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Autism, Discrimination and the Law outlines how the legal requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 might be met for students and employees with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). The main part of the book is devoted to case studies from further education and employment demonstrating how reasonable adjustments can be made successfully.

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R U Listenin'?

Helping Defiant Men to Recognize their True Potential

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Aimed at professionals working with men who are challenging the boundaries of society or any man who feels frustrated by his life, the book offers detailed illustrative case studies, structured exercises and topics for discussion, which can be used by the individual or in a group context.

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Professional Risk and Working with People

Decision-Making in Health, Social Care and Criminal Justice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Professional Risk and Working with People provides advice on assessing and managing risks for all those employed to take risks with or on behalf of other people.The authors explore issues of risk assessment and management that provides readers with a broad knowledge of risk practices that can be applied across a range of disciplines. They ...

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Parental Learning Disability and Children's Needs

Family Experiences and Effective Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Parental Learning Disability and Children's Needs explores how to effectively assess children in families where one or more parent has a learning disability. These children often have unmet needs because their parents are more likely to be coping with mental and physical illness, domestic violence or substance abuse.

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Nurturing Attachments

Supporting Children who are Fostered or Adopted

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Nurturing Attachments combines the experience and wisdom of parents and carers with that of professionals to provide support and practical guidance for foster and adoptive parents looking after children with insecure attachment relationships. It gives an overview of attachment theory and a step-by-step model of parenting.

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The Pocket Guide to Restorative Justice

By Barbara Tudor and Pete Wallis; Illustrated by Chris Slane
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This pocket-sized guide covers every stage of the process, from how a facilitator should prepare for taking on a new case, through initial contacts with victim and offender and facilitating meetings, to recording and evaluating a case. This is an invaluable companion for any professional needing to know about restorative justice.

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Developments in Social Work with Offenders

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Developments in Social Work with Offenders explains the organisational and legislative changes that have occurred in social work and probation across the UK in the past 10 years, in the context of the accumulating body of knowledge about what constitutes effective practice in the assessment, supervision and management of offenders in the community.

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The Nearest Relative Handbook

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

When a person is subject to the Mental Health Act 1983, many of his or her principal rights are taken away. It is the function of the nearest relative to compensate for that loss. This book explains how the nearest relative is identified and what the role can involve, and it contains a wealth of case examples and illustrative scenarios.

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Restorative Justice

How It Works

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Drawing on many years' experience of working in victim support, probation, mediation and restorative practices, Marian Liebmann uses pertinent case examples to illustrate how restorative justice can be used effectively to work with crime and its effects. Liebmann also examines how restorative justice is practised around the world.

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