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dc.contributor.authorCorby, Brianen
dc.contributor.authorShemmings, Daviden
dc.contributor.authorWilkins, Daviden
dc.date.accessioned2017-06-22T10:58:14Z
dc.date.available2017-06-22T10:58:14Z
dc.date.issued2012-11-01
dc.identifier.citationCorby B, Shemmings D, Wilkins D (2012) 'Child abuse: en evidence base for confident practice', 4th ed : Open University Press.en
dc.identifier.isbn9780335245093
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10547/622130
dc.description.abstractThis best-selling text has been used by countless students, practitioners and researchers as a key reference on child protection issues. The book demystifies this complex and emotionally-charged area, outlining research, history, social policy and legislation, as well as the theory and practice underpinning child protection work.  Written by influential academics and practitioners, this updated edition looks at child protection practices in a global context and provides: * The latest research and thinking on the causes of child abuse, including new insights from the field of attachment theory * An updated overview of child protection practices, ranging from the 19th Century to the recent 'Baby P' tragedy * Detailed analysis and coverage of the Munro review of child protection in England and the work of the Social Work Reform Board * Insights into the difficulties in understanding risk and protective factors – and suggestions for new ways of approaching and assessing this area Using examples to highlight key discussions and points, this book will enhance the confidence, knowledge and skills of practitioners, supervisors and managers.
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherOpen University Pressen
dc.subjectchild sexual abuseen
dc.subjectchild abuseen
dc.subjectL500 Social Worken
dc.titleChild abuse: en evidence base for confident practiceen
dc.typeBooken
dc.date.updated2017-06-22T10:49:12Z
html.description.abstractThis best-selling text has been used by countless students, practitioners and researchers as a key reference on child protection issues. The book demystifies this complex and emotionally-charged area, outlining research, history, social policy and legislation, as well as the theory and practice underpinning child protection work.  Written by influential academics and practitioners, this updated edition looks at child protection practices in a global context and provides: * The latest research and thinking on the causes of child abuse, including new insights from the field of attachment theory * An updated overview of child protection practices, ranging from the 19th Century to the recent 'Baby P' tragedy * Detailed analysis and coverage of the Munro review of child protection in England and the work of the Social Work Reform Board * Insights into the difficulties in understanding risk and protective factors – and suggestions for new ways of approaching and assessing this area Using examples to highlight key discussions and points, this book will enhance the confidence, knowledge and skills of practitioners, supervisors and managers.


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