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  • Child Protection in the Early Years: A Practical Guide

    Child Protection in the Early Years: A Practical Guide

    by Eunice Lumsden

    This accessible guide shows early years professionals how to create safe, supportive environments for young children who have encountered adverse childhood experiences. Explaining the impact of trauma on young brains, it gives practical instructions on how to recognise and respond to abuse. These instructions are supported by exercises, case studies, and reflection points that help you identify and improve your methods. Current legislation, policy and procedure are clarified in clear, concise language, providing you with everything you'll need to work with your team towards a happier, safer future for the...

  • Child Protection, Domestic Violence and Parental Substance Misuse: Family Experiences and Effective Practice

    Child Protection, Domestic Violence and Parental Substance Misuse: Family Experiences and Effective Practice

    by Hedy Cleaver

    This book draws on a wide range of evidence to explore the facts about the relationship between substance misuse and domestic violence and their effect on children, and examines the response of children's services when there are concerns about the safety and welfare of children. It reveals the vulnerability of these children and the extent to which domestic violence, parental alcohol or parental drug misuse impact on children's health and development, affect the adults' capacity to undertake key parenting tasks, and influence the response of wider family and the community....

  • Child Protection: An Introduction 2ed

    Child Protection: An Introduction 2ed

    by Chris Beckett

    The Second Edition of this best-selling textbook provides students and practitioners with a broad introduction to, and critical analysis of, the complex issues involved in child protection work. Chris Beckett's approachable style presents these issues in a clear and engaging way, all the time encouraging reflection and debate through such features as case examples and interactive exercises. The book is fully comprehensive, considering key topics such as: The consequences for children of abuse and neglect The reasons why some adults abuse and neglect children The personal challenges involved in...

  • Child Protection: The Essential Guide

    Child Protection: The Essential Guide

    by Freda Briggs AO

    *For teachers and other professionals whose work involves children* Professor Freda Briggs has done it again, as she provides the most comprehensive guide to child abuse and child protection and information needed by people whose work involves children. Briggs is truly dedicated to providing a better understanding of how to keep children safe, report signs of abuse, support victims and their non-offending parents, assist in bringing about justice for victims and change societal attitudes. Her expertise, dedication and passion show in this, her 20th book. The book covers all non-medical topics...

  • Child to Parent Violence and Abuse: Family Interventions with Non Violent Resistance

    Child to Parent Violence and Abuse: Family Interventions with Non Violent Resistance

    by Declan Coogan

    Providing an authoritative overview of the growing phenomena of child to parent violence - a feature in the daily life of increasing numbers of families - this book outlines what we know about it, what is effective in addressing it, and outlines a proven model for intervention. Based on Non Violent Resistance (NVR), the model is founded on a number of key elements: parental commitment to non-violence, de-escalation skills, increased parental presence, engaging the support network and acts of reconciliation. The book outlines the theory and principles, and provides pragmatic...

  • Children's Perspective on Domestic Violence

    Children's Perspective on Domestic Violence

    by Mullender, Hague, Kelly, Malos

    This book examines children's experiences and perspectives on living with domestic violence. It offers a detailed explanation of the impact on children living with domestic violence, how children make sense of and cope with their experiences, the response they receive from various agencies and the fit between what children feel they need and what in reality they receive. Drawing on the latest research both in the United Kingdom and internationally, the authors bring together current policy and practice in relation to children living with abuse and offer a critique from...

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