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This is an introduction to the topic of family violence, including various forms of physical, sexual, and psychological abuse that occur within intimate relationships. The authors Cindy L. Miller-Perrin, Robin D. Perrin, and Claire M. Renzetti provide succinct coverage of child physical, sexual, and psychological maltreatment as well as child...
This accessible guide shows social workers and counsellors how to work effectively with very young children who have experienced domestic violence. Based on neurobiological research and over 25 years' experience in the field, it demonstrates how to deliver successful child-led therapy and work with the whole family to help each...
This book offers a unique perspective by giving voice to those social workers working within a profession which has become increasingly embedded in a culture of blame. Exploring how statutory child protection agencies function, Leigh also reveals how `organisational culture' can significantly affect the way in which social work is...
By Tracey Race
Social Work With Children examines the key concepts and knowledge base that underpin child-centred practice with a focus on children's rights. This practical guide leads the reader through the main themes and areas of practice that are of most relevance for the day-to-day practice of social workers and other child-care...
An edited volume that explores the ethical, methodological and practical challenges in conducting child protection research with deaf and disabled children and young people.
Child Sexual Exploitation After Rotherham: Understanding the Consequences and Recommendations for Practice
Written for professionals and managers working across children's services, this book examines the recent case of widespread child sexual abuse which took place in Rotherham over many years, despite cases being reported to the police. It examines what went wrong and provides recommendations for improving responses throughout children's services.
A complete introduction to the latest research findings in child and adolescent counselling
By Kate Brown
Draws on in-depth research with marginalised young people and the professionals who support them to explore the implications of a `vulnerability zeitgeist', asking how far the rise of vulnerability in welfare and criminal justice processes serves the interests of those who are most disadvantaged.
Through the use of detailed practice examples and case studies, this comprehensive book clearly and succinctly examines the knowledge, skills and attitudes that social workers will require in order to engage and help families experiencing strain in a multitude of different situations.