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Safeguarding Children. A Shared Responsibility. Edition No. 1. Wiley Child Protection & Policy Series

  • ID: 2325776
  • Book
  • March 2009
  • 300 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
A multi-professional approach to safeguarding children, which accompanies the Department of Health’s new training courses.
  • Focuses on the methods of identifying children at risk and details what happens at each stage of the social work process
  • Presents a fully multi-disciplinary approach as to how professional groups and services should co-operate to safeguard children
  • Part of the prestigious NSPCC Wiley Series in Safeguarding Children
  • Accompanies the training courses run by the DoH and NSPCC for professionals working with children
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List of Contributors.


The Editors.


Introduction (Jenny Gray).

I: Themes and Principles of Safeguarding.

1 Putting Children and Their Rights at the Heart of the Safeguarding Process

2 Working Effectively with Parents.

3 The Wider Family and Community.

4 Children Living Away from Home.

5 Working Effectively in a Multi-Agency Context.

II: The Process of Safeguarding.

6 Should I Be Worried?

7 Approaching Someone for Help.

8 Carrying Out or Contributing to an Assessment.

9 Judgements, Decisions and Plans.

10 Intervention.

11 Reviewing and Ending Intervention: Achieving the Best Possible Outcomes for Children.


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Hedy Cleaver Professor Emeritus, Royal Holloway, UK.

Pat Cawson Research Unit, NSPCC.

Sarah Gorin Research Unit, NSPCC .

Steve Walker Swansea Child and Family Services, UK.
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