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Jane Aldgate

JKP publications by Jane Aldgate

  1. Improving Outcomes for Children and Families

    Finding and Using International Evidence

    Robyn Munford, Anat Zeira, CATHERINE ROLLER WHITE, Robin Spath, Patricia McNamara, Barbara Pine, Hans Grietens, Kirk O'Brien, Colleen Reed, Kate Holmes, Jackie Sanders, Nina Biehal, Anne Nicoll, Marion Brandon, Arron Fain, Chris Warren-Adamson, Bruce Maden, Peter Pecora, Mark Ezell, June Thoburn, Marianne Berry, Harriet Ward, James K Whittaker, Anita Lightburn, Cinzia Canali, Jane Aldgate, Tony Maluccio, Tiziano Vecchiato, Wendy Rose

    This edited collection offers an international perspective on the challenges of designing and undertaking outcome-based evaluation of child and family services. It introduces the key ideas and issues currently being debated in the evaluation of these services and provides examples of evaluation from policy and practice. Learn More
    2010, Hardback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 240pp, £60.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-819-3
    2011, Ebook, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 240pp
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-248-8
  2. Handbook for Practice Learning in Social Work and Social Care

    Knowledge and Theory Second Edition

    Geraldine Macdonald, Rob MacKay, Gill McIvor, Peter Marsh, Colin Keenan, Hazel Kemshall, Terry McLean, Alastair Gibson, Steven Walker, Daphne Statham, Steven Shardlow, Michael Sheppard, Brigid Daniel, Ann Davis, Robert Buckley, Fiona Feilberg, Jan Fook, Jane Aldgate, Judith Brearley, Amy Clark, Alan Barr, Joyce Lishman

    This substantially revised, expanded and updated edition of the popular Handbook of Theory for Practice Teachers is a comprehensive summary of the theory, knowledge, research and evidence relating to practice learning in social care, focussing on knowledge-based practice with a focus on improving outcomes. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 9.69in x 6.81in / 246mm x 173mm, 408pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-186-4
    2007, Ebook, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 408pp
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-652-0
  3. Enhancing Social Work Management

    Theory and Best Practice from the UK and USA

    Jane Aldgate, Janet Seden, Wendy Rose, John Harris

    This book looks at the nature of management in the human services sector and examines the prevailing issues affecting both the UK and USA. In this book, contributors present both the problems and opportunities associated with the growth of management in the social care sector. This will be essential reading for social workers. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 320pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-515-2
    2007, Ebook, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 320pp
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-590-5
  4. Improving Children's Services Networks

    Lessons from Family Centres

    Marilyn Hughes, Jane Tunstill, Jane Aldgate

    This book details and evaluates expert research into the developing role of family centres in the light of current political and social trends including. A vital addition to the literature on child care services, Improving Children's Services Networks is essential reading for social care practitioners and students, and government policy makers. Learn More
    2006, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 160pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-461-2
    2006, Ebook, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 160pp
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-564-6
  5. The Developing World of the Child

    Anna Gupta, Gillian Schofield, David Quinton, Hedy Cleaver, Brigid Daniel, Janet Seden, Wendy Rose, David P.H. Jones, Jane Aldgate

    Written as part of a training pack for practitioners working in children's services and child protection, and bringing together leading figures from a range of disciplines, this important text shows how the latest child development theories can be applied to professionals' working practice. This resource is essential reading for a social workers. Learn More
    2005, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 352pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-244-1
    2005, Ebook, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 352pp
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-468-7
  6. Parental Substance Misuse and Child Welfare

    Jane Aldgate, Andy Taylor, Brynna Kroll

    Focusing on the needs of children of substance misusing parents and the dilemmas faced by professionals working with them, this comprehensive book brings together for the first time theoretical and practice issues for all those involved with the crossover between responses to drug and alcohol problems and child welfare. Learn More
    2001, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 352pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-791-8
    2001, Ebook, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 352pp
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-290-4
  7. Approaches to Needs Assessment in Children's Services

    Jo Tunnard, Ruth Sinclair, Janet Seden, Jenny Gray, Pauline Hardiker, David Quinton, Robert Page, Mike Pinnock, Mike Little, Jane Aldgate, Adrian Falkov, Hedy Cleaver, Wendy Rose, Harriet Ward, Al Aynsley-Green

    Examining the assessment of need in children's services this book addresses the full spectrum of practice, policy and research developments in the field. The contributors show how needs assessment in children's services can be used to tackle problems such as low achievement, and social exclusion at both individual and strategic levels. Learn More
    2001, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 352pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-780-2
    2001, Ebook, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 352pp
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-274-4
  8. Child Welfare Services

    Developments in Law, Policy, Practice and Research

    Jane Aldgate, Malcolm Hill

    The contributors to this book provide a comprehensive review of child care policy and practice. They present evaluations and critiques of new or impending legislation and policies, and describe innovative services for children and young people who are deemed to be in need of protection, care or control. Learn More
    1996, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 278pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-316-3