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Harriet Ward

JKP publications by Harriet Ward

  1. Safeguarding Babies and Very Young Children from Abuse and Neglect

    Safeguarding Babies and Very Young Children from Abuse and Neglect

    Harriet Ward, Rebecca Brown and David Westlake

    This book examines child protection issues in relation to babies and young children at risk of abuse. Based on a study which followed babies until they were 3 years old, it examines how safeguarding decisions are made and how they impact upon the lives of the children, including their development. It provides key messages for policy and practice. Learn More
    2012, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 6.06in / 229mm x 154mm, 240pp, £23.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-237-5
    2012, Ebook, ePUB, 240pp, £23.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-481-9
  2. Safeguarding Children Across Services

    Safeguarding Children Across Services

    Messages from Research

    Carolyn Davies and Harriet Ward

    Based on the latest research, this book provides today's practitioners and policymakers with an accessible summary of what we currently know about child protection. It explains the forms of abuse, how common they are and their impact before going on to evaluate effective interventions to combat maltreatment. Learn More
    2011, Paperback / softback, 11.65in x 8.27in / 296mm x 210mm, 224pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-124-8
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-290-7
  3. How Does Foster Care Work?

    How Does Foster Care Work?

    International Evidence on Outcomes

    Edited by Elizabeth Fernandez and Richard P. Barth

    How Does Foster Care Work? is an international collection of empirical studies on the outcomes of children in foster care. Drawing on research and perspectives from leading international figures in children's services across the developed world, the book provides an evidence base for programme planning, policy and practice. Learn More
    2010, Hardback, 8.94in x 5.98in / 227mm x 152mm, 320pp, £49.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-812-4
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 320pp, £49.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-389-8
  4. 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 6.93in / 246mm x 176mm, 416pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-568-8
    2009, Ebook, ePUB, 416pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-183-2
  5. Costs and Consequences of Placing Children in Care

    Costs and Consequences of Placing Children in Care

    Harriet Ward, Lisa Holmes and Jean Soper

    This book gets to the bottom of the costs of care and provides an insight into how these variations in cost relate to differences in children's needs, and most importantly, whether higher costs reflect better services and better outcomes for children. Learn More
    2008, Hardback, 9.41in x 6.30in / 239mm x 160mm, 288pp, £45.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-273-1
    2008, Ebook, PDF, 288pp, £45.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-822-7
  6. 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, 9.13in x 6.50in / 232mm x 165mm, 224pp, £35.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-944-0
    2008, Ebook, PDF, 224pp, £35.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-821-0
  7. Young People's Transitions from Care to Adulthood

    Young People's Transitions from Care to Adulthood

    International Research and Practice

    Edited by Mike Stein and Emily R. Munro

    In this book leading academics gather together the latest research relating to the transition of young people leaving care, outlining and comparing the range of legal and policy frameworks, welfare regimes and innovative practice across 16 countries. The book also highlights the variations that exist between different groups leaving care. Learn More
    2008, Hardback, 9.41in x 7.13in / 239mm x 181mm, 320pp, £39.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-610-4
    2008, Ebook, ePUB, 320pp, £39.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-791-6
  8. 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
  9. Babies and Young Children in Care

    Babies and Young Children in Care

    Life Pathways, Decision-making and Practice

    Harriet Ward, Emily R. Munro and Chris Dearden

    Babies and Young Children in Care examines why babies enter care or accommodation and why securing their long-term future can be a lengthy process. It analyses the circumstances, characteristics and experiences of these young children before, during and after being looked after, including reasons for changes of carer and placement disruptions. Learn More
    2006, Hardback, 9.25in x 6.26in / 235mm x 159mm, 160pp, £45.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-272-4
    2006, Ebook, PDF, 160pp, £45.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-478-6
  10. Safeguarding and Promoting the Well-being of Children, Families and Communities

    Safeguarding and Promoting the Well-being of Children, Families and Communities

    Edited by Jane Scott and Harriet Ward

    Improving the well-being of children is more effective when social care professionals work with the children's parents, families and communities. This collection brings together innovative interventions designed to nurture children's health and welfare, and analyses which types of programmes are most effective and why. Learn More
    2005, Hardback, 9.41in x 6.42in / 239mm x 163mm, 304pp, £49.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-141-3
    2005, Ebook, ePUB, 304pp, £49.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-246-1
  11. 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, 352pp