A Practitioner's Tool for Child Protection and the Assessment of Parents

A Practitioner's Tool for Child Protection and the Assessment of Parents

eBook - 2003
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A practical tool for the assessment of children and their families, this guide enables professionals to make informed decisions about child protection issues. Firmly rooted in current practice, it draws on the expertise of a practising consultant and experienced qualified social worker Jeff Fowler, whose work has already formed the basis of guidance reports for child protection agencies and court proceedings. Providing detailed checklists for collecting and interpreting information vital to a best practice assessment, it also includes practical sections that focus on assessing attachment issues, childhood experiences, alcohol and drug abuse, and parenting skills and abilities. It presents a central case study leading to an assessment report which can be used for case conferences, as a core assessment in care proceedings, or for statements in public and private law matters. This is a helpful tool for anyone undertaking assessments but also for others who may be involved in aspects of child protection work such as social workers, health professionals, teachers, and legal and criminal justice professionals.
Publisher: London ; New York : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2003
ISBN: 9781846422096
1846422094
9781417553594
1417553596
9781846422096
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (250 pages)

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