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Wendy Rose

Wendy Rose is Senior Research Fellow in the Faculty of Health and Social Care at the Open University, UK, and works on national and international child welfare research and development projects. She was previously a senior civil servant advising the government on children's policy.

JKP publications by Wendy Rose

  1.  Improving Outcomes for Children and Families

    Improving Outcomes for Children and Families

    Finding and Using International Evidence

    Edited by Anthony N. Maluccio, Cinzia Canali, Tiziano Vecchiato, Anita Lightburn, Jane Aldgate and 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, ePUB, 240pp, £60.00
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-248-8
  2.  Child Well-Being

    Child Well-Being

    Understanding Children's Lives

    Edited by Colette McAuley and Wendy Rose

    This book brings together contributions from international experts in order to define child well-being and to further understand how it can improve children's lives. This edited collection is essential reading for all those involved in understanding children's lives and who have responsibility for improving them. Learn More
    2010, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 256pp, £24.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-925-9
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 256pp, £24.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-393-5
  3. The Child's World

    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
  4. The Integrated Children's System

    The Integrated Children's System

    Enhancing Social Work and Inter-Agency Practice

    Hedy Cleaver, Steve Walker, Jane Scott, Daniel Cleaver, Wendy Rose, Harriet Ward and Andy Pithouse

    The Integrated Children's System (ICS) was developed to support effective practice with children and families and improve decision making and planning for children in need. This book outlines what the ICS is and how it works, and assesses the effectiveness of a number of pilot studies, offering guidance for others using and implementing the system. Learn More
    2008, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 224pp, £35.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-944-0
    2008, Ebook, PDF, 224pp, £35.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-821-0
  5.  Enhancing Social Work Management

    Enhancing Social Work Management

    Theory and Best Practice from the UK and USA

    Edited by Jane Aldgate, Lynne Healy, Barris Malcolm, Barbara Pine, Wendy Rose and Janet Seden

    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, PDF, 320pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-590-5
  6.  Enhancing the Well-being of Children and Families through Effective Interventions

    Enhancing the Well-being of Children and Families through Effective Interventions

    International Evidence for Practice

    Edited by Colette McAuley, Peter J. Pecora and Wendy Rose

    Services for families and children are rightfully the focus of intense scrutiny and debate, and there is a clear need to establish a knowledge of which services work well. This volume provides a comprehensive overview of research evidence from the UK and USA on the effectiveness of selected child welfare interventions. Learn More
    2006, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 384pp, £27.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-116-1
    2006, Ebook, ePUB, 384pp, £27.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-477-9
  7. The Developing World of the Child

    The Developing World of the Child

    Edited by Jane Aldgate, David Jones, Wendy Rose and Carole Jeffery

    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, ePUB, 352pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-468-7
  8.  Approaches to Needs Assessment in Children's Services

    Approaches to Needs Assessment in Children's Services

    Edited by Harriet Ward and Wendy Rose

    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, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 352pp