Good Practice in Risk Assessment and Risk Management
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Good Practice in Risk Assessment and Risk Management by Hazel Kemshall
Book DescriptionThe companion volume to Good Practice in Risk Assessment I looks at further issues in the field of risk assessment. Managers are under increasing pressure to predict risk accurately, and face serious consequences for failure. This new collection explores the arguments and means of assessment in a clear and accessible manner and with a practice-based emphasis. The contributors consider subjects as varied as child adoption, violence, mental health, alcohol and suicide in a wide range of social care settings, all linked by the difficulty of accurately assessing risk.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781853025525
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Imprint: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publish Date: 1-Feb-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Hazel Kemshall
Working with Risk, Paperback (September 2013)
Assessing and managing risk is a daily challenge for social workers. Working with risk can be anxiety provoking and demanding, requiring great skill and high levels of confidence. In these complex situations, social workers have to work hard to get the balance right.
Crime and Social Policy, Paperback (December 2012)
Through illuminating case studies and recent empirical research, this book studies the critical relationship between social policy and crime management with an in-depth review of current trends and a look at the potential contribution of social policy initiatives to both crime causation and cessation.
Good Practice in Assessing Risk, Paperback (January 2011)
This book is a comprehensive guide to good practice for those working with risk, covering a wide variety of social care settings. The contributors discuss a range of key issues relating to risk including positive risk-taking, collaborating with victims and practitioners in the design of assessment tools, resilience to risk, and defensibility.
Understanding the Management of High Risk Offenders, Paperback (November 2007)» View all books by Hazel Kemshall
Drawing on a wide range of cross-national literature and original research by the author, this timely book reviews current approaches to the community management of high risk offenders.
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Author Biography - Hazel Kemshall
Hazel Kemshall is currently Professor of Community and Criminal Justice at DeMontfort University. She was previously a senior lecturer at Birmingham University and has practice and management experience with the Probation Service. She has written extensively on risk assessment and risk management, and has recently completed research for the Economic and Social Research Council. Jacki Pritchard qualified as a social worker and has worked as a practitioner and manager in both fieldwork and hospital settings. She is also an accredited practice teacher. She is now a full time trainer and consultant in England and Northern Ireland, and has trained many different professionals and workers both in the statutory, voluntary and private sectors. She has undertaken various research projects. Her publications include Good Practice in Supervision and Working with Elder Abuse and she co-edited Good Practice in Risk Assessment and Risk Management 1 with Hazel Kemshall.
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