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  1.  Growing Up with a Chronic Disease

    Growing Up with a Chronic Disease

    The Impact on Children and Their Families

    Christine Eiser

    This book, drawing on theoretical and practical sources, acknowledges the potential for distress involved in caring for a sick child but also emphasizes the coping resources and skills that can be, and frequently are, adopted by families. Learn More
    1993, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 240pp, $39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-168-8
  2.  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 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 240pp, $47.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-205-0
  3.  Legislating for Harmony

    Legislating for Harmony

    Partnership under the Children Act 1989

    Edited by Felicity Kaganas, Michael King and Christine Piper

    As well as describing the various situations and settings in which the concept of partnership appears, this book analyses how the partnership principle is reflected in the law. It critically examines partnership between agencies, between child welfare professionals and children, and, finally, between child welfare professionals and parents. Learn More
    1995, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 176pp, $47.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-328-6
  4.  Developments in Short-term Care

    Developments in Short-term Care

    Breaks and Opportunities

    Edited by Kirsten Stalker

    This book addresses the question of short-term care from many perspectives. Particular attention is paid to the views of those in direct receipt of the service, while the issues of costings and quality, and the current research on provision to particular groups including disabled children and people with dementia, are also examined. Learn More
    1995, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 200pp, $42.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-134-3
  5.  Child Welfare Services

    Child Welfare Services

    Developments in Law, Policy, Practice and Research

    Edited by Malcolm Hill and Jane Aldgate

    The contributors to this book provide a comprehensive review of child care policy and practice. They present evaluations and critiques of new or impending legislation and policies, and describe innovative services for children and young people who are deemed to be in need of protection, care or control. Learn More
    1996, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 278pp, $49.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-316-3
  6.  Children in Our Charge

    Children in Our Charge

    The Child's Right to Resources

    Edited by Mary John

    This second book in this series concentrates on the theme of providing for children in child-centred ways. It includes the philosophical background to thinking about children's rights vis-a-vis society's responsibilities and examines the effectiveness and dilemmas associated with the concept of the 'Best Interest of the Child'. Learn More
    1996, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 256pp, $39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-369-9
  7.  Children in Charge

    Children in Charge

    The Child's Right to a Fair Hearing

    Edited by Mary John

    Emerging clearly from the first volume in this new series is the importance of the voice of the child. With their emphasis on the twin themes of participation and empowerment, the contributors present the active role of children as autonomous individuals with a stake in the decision-making process. Learn More
    1996, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 288pp, $39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-368-2
  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, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 304pp, $47.95
    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, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 224pp, $39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-487-0
  10.  Good Practice in Counselling People Who Have Been Abused

    Good Practice in Counselling People Who Have Been Abused

    Edited by Zetta Bear

    Incorporating the voices of professionals counselling survivors of abuse, and those of the survivors themselves, this book provides the reader with a theoretical understanding of people who have endured abuse, as well as practical approaches to counselling them. The effects of different types of abuse and abusive environments are explored. Learn More
    1998, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 208pp, $42.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-424-5

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