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Jan Horwath

Jan Horwath is Professor of Child Welfare at the University of Sheffield. She worked as a practitioner, trainer and manager in both voluntary and statutory social work settings before becoming an academic in 1995. She is author of Child Neglect: Identification and Assessment; Effective Staff Training in Social Care: From Theory to Practice with Tony Morrison; Working for Children on the Child Protection Register: An Inter-Agency Practice Guide with Martin Calder; and Making Links Across Specialisms: Understanding Modern Social Work Practice with Steven Shardlow.

JKP publications by Jan Horwath

  1. Tackling Child Neglect

    Research, Policy and Evidence-Based Practice

    Edited by Ruth Gardner. Foreword by David Howe

    Neglect is the most common form of child abuse, but is hard to identity and address. In this book, expert contributors provide the latest thinking on the theory, research and practice surrounding child neglect. It includes illustrative examples to demonstrate the impact of neglect on families and shows how change can be achieved. Learn More
    Aug 2016, 352pp
  2. The Child's World

    The Comprehensive Guide to Assessing Children in Need Second Edition

    Edited by Jan Horwath

    This new and updated edition of the best-selling book on assessing children in need and their families integrates practice, policy and theory to produce a comprehensive and multidisciplinary guide to all aspects of assessment. The Child's World explores the implications of recent legislation and national guidance for assessment practice. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 9.69in x 6.81in / 246mm x 173mm, 416pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-568-8
    2009, Ebook, ePUB, 416pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-183-2
  3. Child Neglect

    Practice Issues for Health and Social Care

    Edited by Julie Taylor and Brigid Daniel

    This book addresses the key themes in child neglect, draws on current research and practice knowledge and sets out the implications for practice. With a joint health and social work focus, this interdisciplinary book is an essential resource for all professionals working towards integrated and collaborative childcare services. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 352pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-160-4
    2004, Ebook, ePUB, 352pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-071-9