Working with Children, Young People and Families

Working with Children, Young People and Families

By: Helen Davies (editor), Gillian McGillivray (editor), Graham Brotherton (editor)Paperback

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Written from a unique interprofessional perspective, this book is an essential introduction to working with children, young people and families. It covers policy, practice and theory, exploring key themes and developments, including: - poverty and disadvantage - ethical practice - child development - education - child protection - children and young people's rights - doing research. The book introduces students to a range of theoretical perspectives, links the key themes to the existing and emerging policy and practice context and supports students in engaging with and evaluating the central debates. With case studies, reflective questions and sources of further reading, this is an ideal text for students taking courses in childhood studies, working with children, young people and families, interprofessional children's services, early years, youth work and social work.

Contents

Working with Children, Young People and Families: The Policy Context - Graham Brotherton Changing Childhoods, Changing Families - Graham Brotherton and Gill McGillivray Working with Parents - Graham Brotherton The Meaning of Poverty: Issues and Policy Development - Hilary Dunphy and Terry Potter Children and Young People's Health and Well-Being - Graham Brotherton and Terry Potter Listening to Children's Voices in Educational Settings - John Ryan and Stephen Griffin Mark Cronin and Claire Smith From Safeguarding to Safeguarding Interpreting Risk: Factors, Fears and Judgement - Stan Tucker and Dave Trotman Situating Child Development - Roger Willoughby Research with Children, Young People and Families - Claire Smith Developing Yourself as a Practitioner - Gill McGillivray and Helen Davies Where Are We Going? - Graham Brotherton and Gill McGillivray

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781848609891
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9781848609891
  • weight: 360
  • ISBN10: 1848609892

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