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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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