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Good Practice in Assessing Risk

Good Practice in Assessing Risk

Current Knowledge, Issues and Approaches

Edited by Hazel Kemshall and Bernadette Wilkinson

Part of the Good Practice in Health, Social Care and Criminal Justice series

Paperback: £20.99 / $34.95

2011, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
ISBN: 978-1-84905-059-3, BIC 2: JKS JKVS

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Introduction. Hazel Kemshall, De Montfort University, UK and Bernadette Wilkinson, KWP Training and Consultancy, UK. 1. Professional Risk Taking and Defensible Decisions. Kerry Baker, University of Oxford, UK and Bernadette Wilkinson. 2. Positive Risk Taking with People at Risk of Harm. Mike Titterton, Director, HALE (Health and Life for Everyone), UK. 3. The Role of Social Capital and Resources in Resilience to Risk. Thilo Boeck and Jennie Fleming, De Montfort University, UK. 4. Risk Assessment and Young People. Kerry Baker and Gill Kelly, KWP Training and Consultancy, UK. 5. The Fallacy of Formalisation: Practice Makes Process in the Assessment of Risks to Children. Sue Peckover, University of Huddersfield, UK, Karen Broadhurst, Lancaster University, UK, Sue White, Lancaster University, UK, David Wastell, University of Nottingham, UK, Chris Hall, University of Huddersfield, UK, and Andrew Pithouse, Cardiff University, UK. 6. Mental Health Risk. Tony Maden, Imperial College London, UK. 7. Risk and Intimate Partner Violence. Amanda Robinson, Cardiff University, UK. 8. Good Lives and Risk Assessment: Collaborative Approaches to Risk Assessment with Sexual Offenders. Georgia D. Barnett and Ruth E. Mann, Interventions and Substance Misuse Group, National Offender and Management Service, UK. 9. Risk and Personalisation. Rosemary Littlechild and John Glasby, University of Birmingham, UK with Louise Niblett and Tina Cooper. 10. Public Health Approaches to Risk Assessment and Risk Management. Jason Wood, De Montfort University, UK. 11. Organisationally Dangerous Practice: Political Drivers, Practice Implications and Pathways to Resolution. Martin C. Calder, Calder Training and Consultancy, UK. The Contributors. Index.

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