- 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
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.
11 Reviewing and Ending Intervention: Achieving the Best Possible Outcomes for Children.
Pat Cawson Research Unit, NSPCC.
Sarah Gorin Research Unit, NSPCC .
Steve Walker Swansea Child and Family Services, UK.