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Social work with looked after children / Christine Cocker, Lucille Allain.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Series: Transforming social work practicePublication details: London : Learning Matters, c2019.Edition: Third editionDescription: xv, 331 pages : illustrations ; 25 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9781526424372 (paperback)
Subject(s): LOC classification:
  • HV713  C64 2019
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Contents:
Policy and statistics -- The legal framework -- Pathways and placement types -- Assessment, care planning and contact -- Communication skills: participation, children’s rights and life story work -- Diversity and equality -- Disabled children -- Attachment, adversity and resilience -- Looked after children and mental health -- Education of looked after children -- Health of looked after children -- Adoption and permanence -- Leaving care -- Conclusion -- Appendix 1: Professional capabilities framework --Appendix 2: Subject benchmark for social work -- Appendix 3: Knowledge and skills for child and family social work.
Summary: "This one-of-a-kind book offers a practical look at the experiences of children in need who live in state care and the social worker’s role in working with them. Regarding at its heart of a commitment to child-centered practice, this fully revised and updated third edition will help you develop the skills and knowledge you need to support a child on their journey from the edge of care through to fostering and permanency, including adoption and special guardianship."--Back cover
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Books Books Ladislao N. Diwa Memorial Library Reserve Section Non-fiction RUS HV713 C64 2019 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Room use only 00000 00080832

Includes bibliographical references (pages 290-322) and index.

Policy and statistics -- The legal framework -- Pathways and placement types -- Assessment, care planning and contact -- Communication skills: participation, children’s rights and life story work -- Diversity and equality -- Disabled children -- Attachment, adversity and resilience -- Looked after children and mental health -- Education of looked after children -- Health of looked after children -- Adoption and permanence --
Leaving care -- Conclusion -- Appendix 1: Professional capabilities framework --Appendix 2: Subject benchmark for social work -- Appendix 3: Knowledge and skills for child and family social work.

"This one-of-a-kind book offers a practical look at the experiences of children in need who live in state care and the social worker’s role in working with them. Regarding at its heart of a commitment to child-centered practice, this fully revised and updated third edition will help you develop the skills and knowledge you need to support a child on their journey from the edge of care through to fostering and permanency, including adoption and special guardianship."--Back cover

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