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Safeguarding Babies and Young Children : A Guide for Early Years Professionals
     

Safeguarding Babies and Young Children : A Guide for Early Years Professionals

by John Powell
 

This practical and challenging book focuses on the relationship that early years professionals have with babies, young children and their families/carers. Powell and Uppal reprioritize practice in safeguarding and child protection, and emphasize the importance of focusing on the skills needed to work successfully in this arena.

The book recognizes the main

Overview

This practical and challenging book focuses on the relationship that early years professionals have with babies, young children and their families/carers. Powell and Uppal reprioritize practice in safeguarding and child protection, and emphasize the importance of focusing on the skills needed to work successfully in this arena.

The book recognizes the main principles that underpin effective safeguarding practices and explores the application of a range of key tools that will facilitate a sense of empowerment for practitioners dealing with safeguarding issues. The authors emphasize the importance of preventative interventions as a positive means of impacting on the lives of children and their families, using processes such as the Common Assessment Framework.

With practical case studies throughout, the book helps you:

Understand what your responsibilities are

Decide what appropriate action should be taken

Develop a means of coping with this sensitive area

Make sense of current policies and procedures

This book is essential reading for all early years students and professionals who wish to explore and rehearse various safeguarding situations in preparation for practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780335234080
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
04/01/2012
Pages:
214
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

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