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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. 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
  4. 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
  5. Children in Secure Accommodation

    Children in Secure Accommodation

    A Gendered Exploration of Locked Institutional Care for Children in Trouble

    Teresa O'Neill

    The author explores the circumstances and experiences of children in secure accommodation through an examination of their own stories and through the accounts of their social workers and the staff working at the secure units. From these narratives she draws conclusions on the meaning of being in a secure unit. Learn More
    2001, 320pp
  6. Parental Substance Misuse and Child Welfare

    Parental Substance Misuse and Child Welfare

    Brynna Kroll and Andy Taylor

    Focusing on the needs of children of substance misusing parents and the dilemmas faced by professionals working with them, this comprehensive book brings together for the first time theoretical and practice issues for all those involved with the crossover between responses to drug and alcohol problems and child welfare. Learn More
    2001, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.14in / 233mm x 156mm, 352pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-791-8
    2001, Ebook, PDF, 352pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-290-4
  7. 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
  8. Imprisoned Fathers and their Children

    Imprisoned Fathers and their Children

    Gwyneth Boswell and Peter Wedge

    More than 125,000 children in the UK alone are 'sentenced' to separation from their imprisoned parents. This book draws on extensive research and experience to examine the effect this kind of separation can have on the emotional development of a child and on family relationships. They make suggestions for work with prisoners and families. Learn More
    2001, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.06in / 232mm x 154mm, 176pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-972-1
    2001, Ebook, PDF, 176pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-303-1
  9. Parenting in Poor Environments

    Parenting in Poor Environments

    Stress, Support and Coping

    Deborah Ghate and Neal Hazel

    With a unique focus on the effects of poverty on parenting in Britain, this book explores what professionals and policy makers can do to support families living in poverty. The authors examine community-level poverty and its relationship to family and individual problems such as low income, poor mental health and child behavioural difficulties. Learn More
    2002, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.06in / 232mm x 154mm, 320pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-069-0
    2002, Ebook, PDF, 320pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-348-2
  10. Family Day Care

    Family Day Care

    International Perspectives on Policy, Practice and Quality

    Edited by Ann Mooney and June Statham

    Family day care or childminding plays a significant role in the provision of childcare in many countries, but is facing new challenges. Bringing together theory, research and knowledge from practice, this topical book presents a variety of informative perspectives on this important service. Learn More
    2003, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.22in / 234mm x 158mm, 256pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-062-1
    2003, Ebook, PDF, 256pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-389-5

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