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  1. Good Practice in Child Protection

    Good Practice in Child Protection

    A Manual for Professionals

    Edited by Hilary Owen and Jacki Pritchard

    Good Practice in Child Protection is a practical handbook for use by all professionals who work with child abuse cases as they get to grips with the new legislation on child protection. The book is soundly based on theory, but its main emphasis is on practice, and it includes exercises to improve practice in specific areas of child protection work. Learn More
    1993, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.22in / 234mm x 158mm, 240pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-205-0
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Children and Young People in Conflict with the Law

    Children and Young People in Conflict with the Law

    Edited by Stewart Asquith

    The contributors to this volume examine the range and nature of problem behaviours among children and young people and the changing nature of their offending, which is reflected in the ongoing examination of philosophies, practices and policies and the tension between `welfare' and more traditional `justice and punishment' approaches. Learn More
    1996, Paperback / softback, 0.04in x 0.04in / 1mm x 1mm, 280pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-291-3
  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. Growth and Risk in Infancy

    Growth and Risk in Infancy

    Stephen Briggs

    This book is based on detailed weekly observations of infants in their home environment from birth until two years. Each infant's interactions, relationships, physical, emotional and cognitive development are systematically studied. The focus of the study is on problems in vulnerable infants' development encountered in the observations. Learn More
    1997, Paperback / softback, 9.25in x 6.22in / 235mm x 158mm, 304pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-398-9
  9. Sexual Abuse: The Child's Voice

    Sexual Abuse: The Child's Voice

    Poppies on the Rubbish Heap

    Madge Bray

    Madge Bray shows the reader how abuse can affect the mental well-being of children, and how the repair of the child's trust of adults is crucial to the process of healing. This is a unique insight into the minds of abused children, providing a basis for therapeutic work. Learn More
    1997, Paperback / softback, 8.46in x 5.51in / 215mm x 140mm, 224pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-487-0
  10. 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

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