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Assessment in Child Care free pdf For frontline workers with responsibility for child protection, safeguarding and family support, this acclaimed book will: n help them to navigate the expanding complexities of child care assessments n guide them to deliver better outcomes for children and families n protect them at a time when legal expectations are high that the latest available evidence is accessed and utilised to inform assessments and care planning. Experts in their fields, the chapter authors each draw on up-to-date research and integrate it into a body of knowledge that constitutes high levels of established wisdom to produce material whose purpose is to be helpful more than challenging. Invaluable to practitioners since the first edition was published in 2003, it covers all aspects of how to assess, when to assess and what to assess. - Community Care. The book AZs systematic and focussed access to the knowledge that underpins their work is also of value to researchers, academics and policy-makers, and especially useful to anyone undertaking postgraduate or post-qualifying studies. It draws on the published literature from many parts of the English-speaking world. While the attention given in some chapters to local legislation and context is greater than in others, the over-riding emphasis on enabling the exercise of professional judgement in carefully mapped contexts means that the book is useful in all parts of the world. Thanks to the efforts of all the chapter authors, this book is a significant and worthy successor to the first edition. - Martin C. Calder and Simon Hackett. Fully updated, it: n incorporates responses to all major developments in the field n gives increased emphasis to the importance of addressing risk n includes completely new material, for example on working with parents with a learning disability.

About Martin C. Calder

Martin C. Calder MA, CQSW has worked in the field of child protection and child welfare for over 25 years. He is now an Honorary Research Fellow with Durham University. Martin has written and published extensively around policy and procedural issues in the childcare field as well as the development of accessible, evidence-based assessment tools for frontline workers. Martin has written extensively in the area of young people presenting with sexual behaviour problems. Simon Hackett is Professor of Applied Social Sciences and Fellow of the Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing at Durham University. He is also the principal of St Mary's College and Vice Chair of NOTA, a major European professional association which promotes work with offenders as a way of safeguarding children. His work in relation to sexual abuse and sexual aggression by children and young people is internationally known.

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Author : Martin C. Calder
Publisher : Russell House Publishing Ltd
Data Published : 22 July 2013
ISBN : 1905541856
EAN : 9781905541850
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 384 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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