Safeguarding in social work practice : a lifespan approach /

Chisnell, Charlotte

Safeguarding in social work practice : a lifespan approach / Charlotte Chisnell, Caroline Kelly. - Second edition - London ; Thousand Oaks, California : Learning Matters, an imprint of SAGE Publications Ltd ; SAGE, c2019. - xvii, 290 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm - Transforming social work practice .

Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-278) and index.

The historical development of safeguarding and protection across the lifespan -- The nature and prevalence of abuse across the lifespan -- The policy and legal context for safeguarding practice -- Safeguarding and the family -- Safeguarding and communities -- Safeguarding in residential settings -- Skills for safeguarding and protection -- Key themes for safeguarding practice: challenges and priorities -- Conclusion -- Appendix 1: Professional capabilities framework -- Appendix 2: Subject benchmark for social work.

"Your essential guide to safeguarding practice across the lifespan! This fully revised and updated Second Edition brings together common safeguarding themes and knowledge across social work with children, young people and adults."--Back cover

Join the authors on a journey as they encourage you to develop your knowledge, competency and skills in order to better understand how informed and evidence-based professional judgements are made. Activities for reflection will test your understanding, while research summaries and further reading will support your learning."--Back cover

9781526439819 (paperback)


Social service--Great Britain
Public welfare--Great Britain
Welfare state--Great Britain

HV246 / C44 2019
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