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Safeguarding Children: A Shared Responsibility

Hedy Cleaver (Editor), Pat Cawson (Editor), Sarah Gorin (Editor), Steve Walker (Editor)
ISBN: 978-0-470-51884-7
300 pages
November 2009
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Description

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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Table of Contents

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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Author Information

Pat Cawson and Sarah Gorin are based in the Research Unit at the NSPCC, UK. Hedy Cleaver is Emeritus Professor at Royal Holloway, UK, and Steve Walker is the Head of Child and Family Services for the City and County of Swansea.
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The Wiley Advantage

  • 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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