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Safeguarding Children: A Shared Responsibility

Hedy Cleaver (Editor), Pat Cawson (Editor), Sarah Gorin (Editor), Steve Walker (Editor)
ISBN: 978-0-470-51873-1
300 pages
April 2009
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A multi-professional approach to safeguarding children, which accompanies the Department of Health’s new training courses.
  • Focuses on the methods of identifying children at risk and details what happens at each stage of the social work process
  • Presents a fully multi-disciplinary approach as to how professional groups and services should co-operate to safeguard children
  • Part of the prestigious NSPCC Wiley Series in Safeguarding Children
  • Accompanies the training courses run by the DoH and NSPCC for professionals working with children
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List of Contributors.

Preface.

The Editors.

Acknowledgements.

Introduction (Jenny Gray).

I: Themes and Principles of Safeguarding.

1 Putting Children and Their Rights at the Heart of the Safeguarding Process

2 Working Effectively with Parents.

3 The Wider Family and Community.

4 Children Living Away from Home.

5 Working Effectively in a Multi-Agency Context.

II: The Process of Safeguarding.

6 Should I Be Worried?

7 Approaching Someone for Help.

8 Carrying Out or Contributing to an Assessment.

9 Judgements, Decisions and Plans.

10 Intervention.

11 Reviewing and Ending Intervention: Achieving the Best Possible Outcomes for Children.

Index.

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Hedy Cleaver is Emeritus Professor at Royal Holloway, UK. Pat Cawson is a freelance consultant, formerly Head of the Child Protection Research Unit at the NSPCC. Sarah Gorin is a Senior Research Officer at the NSPCC and Steve Walker is the Head of Child and Family Services for the City and County of Swansea.
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  • Focuses on the methods of identifying children at risk and details what   happens at each stage of the social work process
  • Presents a fully multi-disciplinary approach as to how professional groups and services should co-operate to safeguard children
  • Part of the prestigious NSPCC Wiley Series in Safeguarding Children
  • Accompanies the training courses run by the DoH and NSPCC for professionals working with children
See More
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