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  1. Child Protection and Child Welfare

    Child Protection and Child Welfare

    A Global Appraisal of Cultures, Policy and Practice

    Edited by Penelope Welbourne and John Dixon

    A comparative international volume on child protection, looking at the culture of child welfare and protection across a broad range of countries. This book evaluates policies and structures already in place, and suggests useful guidelines for good practice for professionals working with children from international communities at risk of harm. Learn More
    2013, Hardback, 9.49in x 7.01in / 241mm x 178mm, 288pp, CA$129.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-191-0
    2013, Ebook, ePUB, 288pp, CA$129.00
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-421-5
  2. Vulnerable Children and the Law

    Vulnerable Children and the Law

    International Evidence for Improving Child Welfare, Child Protection and Children's Rights

    Edited by Rosemary Sheehan, Helen Rhoades and Nicky Stanley

    This book takes an international perspective on child welfare, examining how frameworks can be adapted to address the rights and best interests of children. Synthesising the latest research, experts redefine the concept of a 'child in need' in a world where global movement is common and children are frequently involved in the law. Learn More
    2012, Hardback, 9.41in x 6.85in / 239mm x 174mm, 368pp, CA$135.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-868-1
    2012, Ebook, ePUB, 368pp, CA$135.00
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-456-7
  3. Understanding Costs and Outcomes in Child Welfare Services

    Understanding Costs and Outcomes in Child Welfare Services

    A Comprehensive Costing Approach to Managing Your Resources

    Lisa Holmes and Samantha McDermid

    Today's child welfare services operate under a limited supply of resources. This book explains how finite resources can be used most effectively, providing social work managers and policymakers with a comprehensive costing model to assess the links between needs, costs and outcomes across the full range of child welfare services. Learn More
    2011, Hardback, 9.37in x 6.26in / 238mm x 159mm, 200pp, CA$129.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-214-6
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 200pp, CA$129.00
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-448-2
  4. 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, 9.33in x 6.06in / 237mm x 154mm, 240pp, CA$129.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-819-3
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 240pp, CA$129.00
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-248-8
  5. Children, Families and Violence

    Children, Families and Violence

    Challenges for Children's Rights

    Katherine Covell and R. Brian Howe

    This book examines the risk factors surrounding children at risk of experiencing and perpetrating violence, and looks at the positive role that children's rights can play in their protection. The authors propose that violence in childhood is not spontaneous: that children are raised to become violent in poorly functioning families. Learn More
    2008, Hardback, 10.12in x 7.20in / 257mm x 183mm, 288pp, CA$108.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-698-2
    2008, Ebook, ePUB, 288pp, CA$108.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-847-0
  6. 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, CA$122.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-141-3
    2005, Ebook, ePUB, 304pp, CA$122.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-246-1

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