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Handbook For Child Protection Practice

Author : Howard Dubowitz
ISBN : 9781452221434
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 51.46 MB
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The Handbook for Child Protection Protection Practice presents a comprehensive and critical portrait of the phenomenon of neglect. Drawing on theory, research and clinical practice experience, the contributors cover issues facing social workers. They provide a view of child neglect which moves beyond the current child welfare focus on parental omissions in care. Organized in question and answer format, topics covered include: engaging with the client; initial assessments for factors such as neglect and physical and sexual abuse; how to assess the family; interventions with various different emphases; and safeguarding the social workers well-being: legally, physically and mentally.
Category: Psychology

The Child Protection Handbook

Author : Kate Wilson
ISBN : 9780702028298
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 55.76 MB
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Encompassing emotional, physical and sexual abuse, this volume offers a practical research-based account of the current principal developments in child protection practice.
Category: Family & Relationships

The Child In Mind

Author : Judy Barker
ISBN : 9781134093137
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 44.82 MB
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First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Category: Family & Relationships

Good Practice In Child Protection

Author : Hilary Owen
ISBN : 1853022055
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 51.8 MB
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Good Practice in Child Protection is a timely, practical manual for use by all professionals who work with child abuse cases. It is soundly based on theory but, taking into consideration the vast complexities of child protection work and the difficulty of the decisions that have to be made, its main emphasis is on the practice and experiences of the agencies which deal with the work on a daily basis. Designed to be used in any setting to facilitate learning about theory, practice and the multi-disciplinary approach, and including exercises to improve practice in specific areas of child protection work, the book emphasises throughout how the contributions of all agencies can best be used and co-ordinated to help the child and his or her family.
Category: Self-Help

The Wiley Handbook Of What Works In Child Maltreatment

Author : Louise Dixon
ISBN : 9781118976173
File Size : 58.66 MB
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"The What Works literature is based on an overarching principle that highlights the need for empirically rigorous evidence based practice"--

The Apsac Handbook On Child Maltreatment

Author : John E.B. Myers
ISBN : 9781412966818
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 45.3 MB
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The third edition of this best-selling handbook covers all aspects of child maltreatment, including physical abuse, sexual abuse and neglect. The third edition will undergo a major overhaul by reorganizing the content categories according to each form of abuse. The previous two editions divided up the content by psychological, pychosocial, medical and legal aspects of abuse. Through the review process we learned that many reviews would prefer the organization to be grouped by each form of neglect (physical, sexual, emotional) rather than by the corresponding aspects. In addition, the third edition will have new and updated chapters, including the history of child protection, prevention, reporting, foster care and adoption, the criminal justice system, cultural competence and interviewing. The entire book will have a focus on evidence based practices which will be discussed in all parts. In addition, each part will contain a similar structure covering definitions, legal aspects, interventions and treatment. This edition is poised to be the most successful edition yet and will include contributions for THE leading experts in each corresponding area. Features and benefits include: The most comprehensive resource for individuals working within the child welfare system and for students preparing to work in child welfare and child protective services. A compilation by the leading experts in each area. An easy-to-read and comprehend format which allows for easy comparison across maltreatment areas. Experienced editor who is very thorough, efficient, and detail oriented.
Category: Family & Relationships

Helping In Child Protective Services

Author : American Humane Association
ISBN : 0198036620
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 85.75 MB
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This second edition of Helping in Child Protective Services: A Competency-Based Casework Handbook is a comprehensive desk reference that serves as both a daily guide for workers and a training tool for supervisors and administrators. This invaluable resource provides CPS workers with the knowledge and skills necessary to assist vulnerable families, covering such key issues as assessment, decision making, intervention, child development, medical evaluation, accountability, and the legal framework of culturally responsive practice. This handbook equips CPS professionals and students to follow the casework process from intake through case closure with step-by-step instructions and examples. Chapters cover child development, key developmental milestones, and the importance of intervention; medical evaluation of child abuse and neglect; how to structure interviews and phrase questions to obtain information from families and guide the casework process; and the importance of accountable practice to families, their agencies, and the public. This latest edition of Helping in Child Protective Services compiles the most up-to-date research and practice information to help professionals provide the highest quality and most innovative services to children and families.
Category: Social Science

The Routledge Handbook Of Global Child Welfare

Author : Pat Dolan
ISBN : 9781317374749
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 33.11 MB
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In the context of the increasing global movement of people and a growing evidence base for differing outcomes in child welfare, Routledge Handbook of Global Child Welfare provides a compelling account of child welfare, grounded in the latest theory, policy and practice. Drawing on eminent international expertise, the book offers a coherent and comprehensive overview of the policies, systems and practices that can deliver the best outcomes for children. It considers the challenges faced by children globally, and the difference families, services and professionals can make. This ambitious and far-reaching handbook is essential reading for everyone working to make the world a better and safer place for children.
Category: Social Science

Working With Children And Families Separated By Incarceration

Author : Lois Wright
ISBN : UOM:39015049983474
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 41.46 MB
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More than 1.6 million children in this country have a parent in prison, and a much larger number have experienced the incarceration of a parent at some point in their lives. As a result, these children endure traumatic separations from their parents and erratic shifts from one caregiver to another. This handbook discusses the effects of parental incarceration, and the community services that should be available to support and preserve families. It also outlines child welfare practice needs and provides practical suggestions in areas such as child protection, temporary placement in out-of-home care, permanency planning, and family reunification.
Category: Social Science