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The Child's World

The Comprehensive Guide to Assessing Children in Need Second Edition

Edited by Jan Horwath
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This new and updated edition of the best-selling book on assessing children in need and their families integrates practice, policy and theory to produce a comprehensive and multidisciplinary guide to all aspects of assessment. The Child's World explores the implications of recent legislation and national guidance for assessment practice.

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Quality Matters in Children's Services

Messages from Research

By Mike Stein; Foreword by Delyth Morgan; Series edited by Mike Stein; Consultant editor Caroline Thomas
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Quality Matters in Children's Services brings together authoritative research to explore critical concerns for those working with vulnerable children, young people and their families. Mike Stein discusses key issues for policy and practice in the development of quality services.

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Good Practice in Safeguarding Children

Working Effectively in Child Protection

Edited by Liz Hughes and Hilary Owen
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book draws together contributors' experiences of working with safeguarding children on a broad range of issues, including neglect, trafficked children, parents with learning difficulties and child protection supervision. The contributors discuss current dilemmas in safeguarding children work and provide models of good practice.

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Being White in the Helping Professions

Developing Effective Intercultural Awareness

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In this reflective yet practical book, the author challenges white helping professionals to recognize their own cultural identity and the impact it has when practising in a multicultural environment. Ryde offers a model for 'white awareness' in a diverse society and offers advice on how to implement white awareness training in an organization.

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Fostering a Child's Recovery

Family Placement for Traumatized Children

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This evidence-based book outlines the principles of family placement on the basis of planning and evidence, and explores the qualities, skills and insights that create positive placement outcomes. The book shows how the key to good fostering is well-trained and skilled foster carers who form part of a team of professionals who surround the child.

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Supporting Young Parents

Pregnancy and Parenthood among Young People from Care

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book draws on authoritative research into the reasons for and experiences of pregnancy and parenthood among young people from local authority care. It questions the assumptions that early parenthood always limits young people's choices and opportunities and examines the types of support most likely to enable successful parenting.

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Understanding Care Homes

A Research and Development Perspective

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book draws together a range of research and development initiatives that emphasise the importance of partnership working, and of enabling older people and their families to maintain the highest quality of life. The book investigates how research and development can be undertaken to provide better care for the resident and their family.

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Challenges to the Human Rights of People with Intellectual Disabilities

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book provides a multidisciplinary examination of human rights and the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. It combines historical, psychological, philosophical, social, educational, medical and legal perspectives to form a unique and insightful account of the subject.

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Early Psychosocial Interventions in Dementia

Evidence-Based Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book provides examples of psychosocial interventions: taking into consideration the individual, social and environmental aspects of the person's life. It looks at ways of providing support at the time of diagnosis and goes on to explore a variety of interventions and services for the treatment of early dementia.

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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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