Child Neglect by Jan Horwath
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Child Neglect
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Child Neglect

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Child Neglect by Jan Horwath

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Cases of child neglect raise assessment dilemmas that are often more complex than cases of physical or sexual abuse. This important book highlights the personal, professional and organizational factors that influence the identification and assessment of child neglect and explores ways in which current practice may be improved. Drawing on new and existing research evidence, it provides a thorough and insightful overview of this taxing area of professional practice, emphasizing throughout the importance of effective multidisciplinary working.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403933461
ISBN-10: 1403933464
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Pages: 296
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 22-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Jan Horwath

Tackling Child Neglect by Jan Horwath Tackling Child Neglect, Paperback (August 2016)

Neglect is the most common form of child abuse, but is hard to identify and address. In this book, expert contributors provide the latest thinking on the theory, research and practice surrounding child neglect. It includes illustrative examples to demonstrate the impact of neglect on families and shows how change can be achieved.

Child Neglect by Jan Horwath Child Neglect, Paperback (May 2013)

A follow-up to Child Neglect: Identification and Assessment, this new book offers detailed practical guidance on multidisciplinary planning and intervention in cases of child neglect. Drawing on the latest research, theory and key examples, this is another essential resource for any practitioner working within this challenging field.

Child's World by Jan Horwath Child's World, Paperback (September 2009)

This new and updated edition of the best-selling book on assessing children in need and their families integrates practice, policy and theory to produce a comprehensive and multidisciplinary guide to all aspects of assessment. The Child's World explores the implications of recent legislation and national guidance for assessment practice.

Effective Staff Training in Social Care by Jan Horwath Effective Staff Training in Social Care, Paperback (November 1998)

This work aims to provide a theoretical framework for training and professional development with particular emphasis on group learning in a social care context. It deals with the tensions and dilemmas of those engaged in training amidst a climate of change and a mixed economy of welfare.

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Author Biography - Jan Horwath

JAN HORWATH is Professor of Child Welfare, University of Sheffield, UK.

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