Safeguarding Children: A Shared Responsibility / Edition 1

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Overview

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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470518731
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/15/2009
  • Series: Wiley Child Protection & Policy Series , #21
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 300
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors vii

Preface ix

Acknowledgements xv

Introduction Jenny Gray 1

I Themes and Principles of Safeguarding 11

1 Putting Children and Their Rights at the Heart of the Safeguarding Process 13

2 Working Effectively with Parents 38

3 The Wider Family and Community 62

4 Children Living Away from Home 77

5 Working Effectively in a Multi-Agency Context 112

II The Process of Safeguarding 137

6 Should I Be Worried? 139

7 Approaching Someone for Help 159

8 Carrying Out or Contributing to an Assessment 179

9 Judgements, Decisions and Plans 200

10 Intervention 218

11 Reviewing and Ending Intervention: Achieving the Best Possible Outcomes for Children 252

Index 279

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