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By Kate Wilson, BA(Oxon), DipSWK(Sussex) and Adrian L. James, BA, MA, PhD, GDSA, DASS
632 pagesCopyright 2007$71.95, Paperback, Reference
This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. The new edition of this popular handbook gives an authoritative, informative and accessible account of key areas of child protection practice. Covering research, policy and practice it is relevant to all professionals working in child care. No other book on child protection offers such comprehensive coverage of policy and practice. It provides research findings in all areas of child abuse, latest policies and indications of good practice, plus specialist chapters for different professionals. Chapters have been contributed by known experts in the field, both distinguished academics and practitioners. By combining the latest factual information with sophisticated analysis, it is the ideal course text for child protection programmes as well as meeting the needs of more experienced practitioners, academics and trainers.
“I have found this handbook thought-provoking and comprehensive, and commend it to all practitioners in the field”Karen Broadhurst, Child and Family Social Work 2008, 13, pp 235-239
By Kate Wilson, BA(Oxon), DipSWK(Sussex), Professor of Social Work, Centre for Social Work, University of Nottingham, UK and Adrian L. James, BA, MA, PhD, GDSA, DASS, Professor of Social Work, Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK