Safeguarding Children: A Shared Responsibility / Edition 1

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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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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)

Meet the Author

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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Table of Contents

List of Contributors.


The Editors.


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.


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