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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. The Child's World

    The Comprehensive Guide to Assessing Children in Need Second Edition

    Robbie Gilligan, Owen Gill, Danya Glaser, Rosemary Gordon, Sally Holland, Norma Howes, David Howe, Enid Hendry, Di Hart, Ruth Marchant, D.P.H. Jones, Gordon Jack, Tony Morrison, Bobby Print, Melanie Phillips, Mary Weeks, Harriet Ward, Nicky Stanley, Wendy Rose, Peter Sidebotham, Jo Aldridge, Helen Bradshaw, Marcus Erooga, Hedy Cleaver, Ratna Dutt, Arnon Bentovim, James Bickley, Chris Dearden, 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, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 416pp
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-183-2
  2. Child Neglect

    Practice Issues for Health and Social Care

    Moira Walker, Jan Horwath, Geraldine Macdonald, Danielle Turney, Helen Buckley, Brigid Daniel, Julie Taylor

    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, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 352pp
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-071-9