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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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, 60pp
  6. Middle Childhood

    Middle Childhood

    Moira Borland, Ann Laybourn, Malcolm Hill and Jane Brown

    The period of childhood which falls between the early years and adolescence is a comparatively neglected area of study. In its combination of viewpoints, set against a background of related research, law, policy and practice, this book offers a rich and challenging study of an important period of the child's development. Learn More
    1998, Hardback, 9.29in x 6.30in / 236mm x 160mm, 224pp, £49.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-472-6
    1998, Paperback / softback, 9.06in x 6.22in / 230mm x 158mm, 224pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-473-3
  7. Effective Ways of Working with Children and their Families

    Effective Ways of Working with Children and their Families

    Edited by Malcolm Hill

    Effective Ways of Working with Children and their Families examines the latest evidence about the most successful forms of intervention when working with children and their families. The book covers a wide range of approaches and services, with particular emphasis on those methods seeking to help children with identified problems. Learn More
    1999, 304pp
  8. Family Support

    Family Support

    Direction from Diversity

    Edited by John Canavan, Pat Dolan and John Pinkerton

    The contributors to this topical volume explore the role of family support in promoting the welfare of children and their families. The book integrates concepts and experiences from an international perspective, different levels of analysis (society, community and family) and different loci of intervention. Learn More
    2000, 240pp
  9. Child Welfare Policy and Practice

    Child Welfare Policy and Practice

    Issues and Lessons Emerging from Current Research

    Edited by Dorota Iwaniec and Malcolm Hill

    This book explores the implications of recent research for all those concerned with child welfare and social work. It addresses the present concerns as expressed by Government bodies and central Government enquiries regarding the services and policies relating to children in need of care and attention. Learn More
    2000, Paperback / softback, 9.06in x 6.10in / 230mm x 155mm, 304pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-812-0
  10. Helping Families in Family Centres

    Helping Families in Family Centres

    Working at Therapeutic Practice

    Edited by Linnet McMahon and Adrian Ward

    The book is a comprehensive guide for family centre workers, and for all social workers working with children and families. Based on a psychodynamic approach emphasising the central importance of attachment in relationships, the book also applies systemic ideas and the 'therapeutic community' approach to the overall design of the centres. Learn More
    2001, 240pp

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