Advanced social work with children and families / edited by Christine Cocker and Lucille Allain ; series editor, Keith Brown.

Contributor(s): Cocker, Christine [editor] | Allain, Lucille [editor] | Brown, Keith [editor]Material type: TextTextSeries: Publication details: Exeter, England : Learning Matters, 2011Description: x, 182 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781844453634Subject(s): Social work with children | Family social work | Social serviceLOC classification: HV713 | Ad9 2011
Contents:
Consolidating practice with children and families -- Policy and legislative frameworks in contemporary child and family social work -- Safeguarding children: the complexities of contemporary practice and the importance of working with emotions -- Family intervention projects: a holistic approach to working with families with multiple problems -- Skills in direct work with looked after children, their carers and families -- Foster care: learning from research and inquiries -- Adoption -- Practice education : enabling others' learning within a children and families context -- What's important for looked after children? The views of young people leaving care -- Conclusion.
Summary: "Qualified child and family social workers need to be aware of the latest developments in work with children, young people and their families and also update their skills and knowledge about what constitutes best practice. This book provides a solid framework for social workers interested in updating their knowledge about current policy, research and practice developments and is specifically aimed at those undertaking Post-Qualifying training at Specialist, Higher Specialist and Advanced levels."--Back cover.
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Includes index.

Bibliography: pp. 161-179.

Consolidating practice with children and families -- Policy and legislative frameworks in contemporary child and family social work -- Safeguarding children: the complexities of contemporary practice and the importance of working with emotions -- Family intervention projects: a holistic approach to working with families with multiple problems -- Skills in direct work with looked after children, their carers and families -- Foster care: learning from research and inquiries -- Adoption -- Practice education : enabling others' learning within a children and families context -- What's important for looked after children? The views of young people leaving care -- Conclusion.

"Qualified child and family social workers need to be aware of the latest developments in work with children, young people and their families and also update their skills and knowledge about what constitutes best practice. This book provides a solid framework for social workers interested in updating their knowledge about current policy, research and practice developments and is specifically aimed at those undertaking Post-Qualifying training at Specialist, Higher Specialist and Advanced levels."--Back cover.

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