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  1. Shattered Lives

    Shattered Lives

    Children Who Live with Courage and Dignity

    Camila Batmanghelidjh

    Shattered Lives bears witness to the lives of children who have experienced abuse and neglect, and highlights the effects of early traumatic episodes. Chapters take the form of letters to a child capturing their life experiences, hugely impacted by sexual abuse, parental substance misuse and loss, leading to feelings of shame, and worthlessness. Learn More
    2006, Hardback, 9.57in x 6.46in / 243mm x 164mm, 176pp, AU$39.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-434-6
    2006, Ebook, ePUB, 176pp, AU$27.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-254-6
  2. Can I Tell You About Being a Young Carer?

    Can I Tell You About Being a Young Carer?

    A Guide for Children, Family and Professionals

    Jo Aldridge, illustrated by Jack Aldridge Deacon

    This illustrated book is an introduction to life as a young carer. Follow Carly as we learn what responsibilities she has in the home, why she cares for her mum, her worries and concerns, as well as all the positive aspects of being a carer. Carly's story raises awareness about the needs of young carers for children, families and professionals. Learn More
    Dec 2018, 56pp
  3. Working with Children in Need

    Working with Children in Need

    Studies in Complexity and Challenge

    Edited by Eric Sainsbury

    This book illustrates how social workers approach their work, the responses they receive, the children's and parents' experiences and reactions, and the stresses involved for all parties. It illustrates the skills needed in direct work with young children and in assessing the nature, outcomes and unmet needs within abusive situations. Learn More
    1994, 250pp
  4. Project-Based Group Work Facilitator's Manual

    Project-Based Group Work Facilitator's Manual

    Young People, Youth Workers and Projects

    Andy Gibson and Gaynor Clarke

    This book is intended to help youth workers to develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to work successfully and creatively with groups of adolescents and young adults. It explores how skills are learnt, how values, and understandings are developed and how projects can enhance this process. It also shows how these things can happen in practice. Learn More
    1995, 200pp
  5. Child Abuse and Child Abusers

    Child Abuse and Child Abusers

    Protection and Prevention

    Edited by Lorraine Waterhouse

    Based on both research and practice, this book provides a comprehensive picture of the success, fairness and significance of child protection services for children, parents and individuals. It approaches the problem of child abuse from the various perspectives of those affected (abused children and young people, parents and professionals). Learn More
    1996, 240pp
  6. The Construction of Racial Identity in Children of Mixed Parentage

    The Construction of Racial Identity in Children of Mixed Parentage

    Mixed Metaphors

    Ilan Katz

    This book is a major contribution to the literature on race, identity and child development, and offers a radically new way of looking at some of these issues. Based on intensive research on interracial families, the book reviews the previous literature relating to racial identity development, and shows it to be based on flawed assumptions. Learn More
    1996, 224pp
  7. Helping Children with Ill or Disabled Parents

    Helping Children with Ill or Disabled Parents

    A Guide for Parents and Professionals

    Julia Segal and John Simkins

    When a parent falls ill or becomes disabled, the pressures placed on family, relations and friends can be very great. Children, in particular, are sometimes forgotten as the adults struggle to cope, yet often have to endure enormous anxiety. The authors look at the range of issues that can arise, including guilt, anger, frustration and fear. Learn More
    1996, 256pp
  8. Children's Homes Revisited

    Children's Homes Revisited

    David Berridge and Isabelle Brodie

    In this book, based on a three-year national research study, the authors examine the changes in structure and use of residential child care services over the last ten years. They make a comprehensive analysis of the quality of care available and recommendations for policy, practice, and the future management of children's homes. Learn More
    1997, 250pp
  9. Maintaining Children in School

    Maintaining Children in School

    The contribution of social services departments

    J Vernon and R Sinclair

    This book explores what elected members, social services and education departments can do to help children stay in school Learn More
    1998, Paperback / softback, 9.80in x 7.40in / 249mm x 188mm, 60pp
    ISBN: 9781900990431
    1998, Ebook, PDF, 60pp, AU$19.90
    ISBN: 9781907969591
  10. Managing Child Sexual Abuse Cases

    Managing Child Sexual Abuse Cases

    Brian Corby

    Social workers involved in child sexual abuse work have key powers and duties in civil law to protect children. Written for professionals, this book examines the complex nature of such cases, and explores the problems encountered by local authority social workers who are required to intervene in families to protect children. Learn More
    1998, 176pp

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