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Brigid Daniel

Brigid Daniel is Professor of Social Work at the University of Stirling. She is the co-author of a number of books on child care and protection and has a particular interest in factors that help children to cope with adversity. She was a member of the multi-disciplinary team that carried out a national ministerial review of child protection practice in Scotland.

JKP publications by Brigid Daniel

  1. Handbook for Practice Learning in Social Work and Social Care, Third Edition

    Handbook for Practice Learning in Social Work and Social Care, Third Edition

    Knowledge and Theory

    Edited by Joyce Lishman

    Comprehensive and fully updated, this is the classic companion to practice learning in social work and social care summarising theory, knowledge, research and evidence. Learn More
    2015, Paperback / softback, 9.61in x 6.77in / 244mm x 172mm, 496pp, £24.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-571-0
    2015, Ebook, ePUB, 496pp, £24.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-010-8
  2. Challenging Child Protection

    Challenging Child Protection

    New Directions in Safeguarding Children

    Edited by Lorraine Waterhouse and Janice McGhee

    Challenging commonly held assumptions surrounding child protection, this book invites a re-imagination of the understanding which underpins practice in the field. It encourages you to think deeply about why children are harmed by adults, how society views this, and how it informs professional practice. Learn More
    2015, Paperback / softback, 8.90in x 6.10in / 226mm x 155mm, 184pp, £24.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-395-2
    2015, Ebook, ePUB, 184pp, £24.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-760-5
  3. Recognizing and Helping the Neglected Child

    Recognizing and Helping the Neglected Child

    Evidence-Based Practice for Assessment and Intervention

    Brigid Daniel, Julie Taylor and Jane Scott with David Derbyshire and Deanna Neilson

    This book, based on extensive research of the evidence, outlines how neglect can be recognized, examining the signs that parents give to signal their need for help, and the signs that a child's needs are not being met. It then covers how practitioners should respond, including assessment, planning, and appropriate interventions. Learn More
    2011, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 6.02in / 229mm x 153mm, 192pp, £18.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-093-7
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 192pp, £18.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-274-7
  4. Child Development for Child Care and Protection Workers

    Child Development for Child Care and Protection Workers

    Second Edition

    Brigid Daniel, Sally Wassell and Robbie Gilligan

    This is a classic text for students and practitioners in the child care and protection field which summarises important current thinking on child development and applies it directly to practice. The book covers key issues such as resilience and vulnerability and the impact of protective or adverse environments. Learn More
    2010, Paperback / softback, 9.65in x 6.85in / 245mm x 174mm, 280pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-068-5
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 288pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-245-7
  5. Making Sense of Child and Family Assessment

    Making Sense of Child and Family Assessment

    How to Interpret Children's Needs

    Duncan Helm

    The application of assessment frameworks hinges on human qualities and skills which are naturally prone to bias and inconsistency. This book aims to support workers in analysing and making sense of the information gathered, and increase accuracy and empathy in assessing the needs and risks for vulnerable children and young people. Learn More
    2010, Paperback / softback, 8.90in x 6.10in / 226mm x 155mm, 224pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-923-5
    2010, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-298-3
  6. Safeguarding Children in Primary Health Care

    Safeguarding Children in Primary Health Care

    Edited by Julie Taylor and Markus Themessl-Huber

    This book provides an overview of the challenges primary health care professionals now face in recognising and responding to concerns about a child's safety from abuse and neglect. It provides practical accounts and perspectives from a range of frontline practitioners, backed up by theoretical insights from leading academics in the field. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 8.90in x 6.02in / 226mm x 153mm, 272pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-652-4
    2009, Ebook, PDF, 272pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-953-8
  7. Safeguarding Children Living with Trauma and Family Violence

    Safeguarding Children Living with Trauma and Family Violence

    Evidence-Based Assessment, Analysis and Planning Interventions

    Arnon Bentovim, Antony Cox, Liza Bingley Miller and Stephen Pizzey

    Offering a systematic approach to evidence-based assessment and planning for children living with trauma and family violence, this practical book shows how to assess and analyse the needs of the child, make specialist assessments where there are continuing safeguarding concerns and plan effective child-centred and outcome-focused interventions. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.26in / 234mm x 159mm, 352pp, £24.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-938-9
    2009, Ebook, ePUB, 352pp, £24.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-938-5
  8. Safeguarding Children and Schools

    Safeguarding Children and Schools

    Edited by Mary Baginsky

    Safeguarding Children and Schools explains how schools are able to contribute to keeping children safe from harm and promoting their welfare, in line with Government Every Child Matters guidelines. At a time when expectations of the role of schools are evolving, this book provides guidance and support for social care professionals. Learn More
    2008, Paperback / softback, 9.25in x 6.65in / 235mm x 169mm, 208pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-514-5
    2008, Ebook, ePUB, 208pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-808-1
  9. Residential Child Care

    Residential Child Care

    Prospects and Challenges

    Edited by Andrew Kendrick

    Residential Child Care draws on the latest research to offer guidance for developing best practice, policy and improved outcomes for children and young people. Contributors examine important aspects of residential care work, and address the concerns about the poor outcomes for young people leaving care. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 8.94in x 7.05in / 227mm x 179mm, 248pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-526-8
    2007, Ebook, ePUB, 248pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-683-4
  10. 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, 9.17in x 6.22in / 233mm x 158mm, 352pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-244-1
    2005, Ebook, ePUB, 352pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-468-7
  11. Adolescence

    Adolescence

    Assessing and Promoting Resilience in Vulnerable Children 3

    Brigid Daniel and Sally Wassell

    This practical resource for work with vulnerable adolescents shows ways of promoting resilience and encouraging pro-social behaviour. Discussing concerns associated with adolescence such as peer pressure and moral responsibility, the authors suggest ways for practitioners to support young people who may have social or family problems. Learn More
    2002, Paperback / softback, 11.65in x 8.31in / 296mm x 211mm, 176pp, £15.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-019-5
    2002, Ebook, PDF, 176pp, £15.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-352-9
  12. The Early Years

    The Early Years

    Assessing and Promoting Resilience in Vulnerable Children 1

    Brigid Daniel and Sally Wassell

    This clear and practical workbook shows the importance of encouraging resilience in pre-school children who live in challenging circumstances. Including guidance on ongoing monitoring and supported by case studies from practice, this book is an essential guide to nurturing resilience for all those who work with young children and their families. Learn More
    2002, Paperback / softback, 11.65in x 8.27in / 296mm x 210mm, 136pp, £15.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-013-3
    2002, Ebook, ePUB, 144pp, £15.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-355-0
  13. The School Years

    The School Years

    Assessing and Promoting Resilience in Vulnerable Children 2

    Brigid Daniel and Sally Wassell

    Helping practitioners in their work with vulnerable children of a school-going age, this workbook explores ways of nurturing resilience in different aspects of everyday life. Focusing on specific areas such as home life, talents and interests, the authors show how to make thorough assessments and intervene in constructive ways. Learn More
    2002, Paperback / softback, 11.65in x 8.27in / 296mm x 210mm, 160pp, £15.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-018-8
    2002, Ebook, PDF, 160pp, £15.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-351-2
  14. Engaging with Fathers

    Engaging with Fathers

    Practice Issues for Health and Social Care

    Brigid Daniel and Julie Taylor

    Engaging with Fathers is written for the busy professional and avoids jargon. Each chapter contains summaries of the main points, examples of research, exercises, key issues to consider and suggestions for further reading. While developing practice with fathers, it remains firmly focused on what is best for children. Learn More
    2001, 256pp