Neglected Children and Their Families
2nd Revised edition
By (author) Olive Stevenson
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Neglected Children and Their Families by Olive Stevenson
Book DescriptionThose who work with children and young people have a responsibility to safeguard and promote their welfare. Recognizing and detecting signs of emotional abuse and neglect is an important responsibility as well as a key skill. As well as ensuring that children and young people are free from harm, it is equally important to ensure their well-being and quality of life. This new edition of Olive Stevenson's highly respected text is updated throughout to include the latest policy and research developments, and expanded to include greater consideration of topics such as the impact of parental mental health, substance abuse and alcoholism on parental capacity and the issue of parents with learning disabilities. Providing clear guidelines for the assessment and intervention of child neglect, Neglected Children and Their Families is an invaluable resource for all those studying and working in childcare, including social workers, health visitors and child nurses. * Includes recent policy and research developments in the field, and includes latest government initiatives * Provides best-practice guidelines for the detection and assessment of neglect * Written by a highly-respected authority in the area * Evidence-based, accessible and practical in style
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405151719
(244mm x 173mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 29-May-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Olive Stevenson
Disabled Children, Paperback (April 1999)
Draws on disabled young people's own accounts of their childhood. This book describes their experiences of the health, education and welfare systems. It offers explanations for continued prejudice against disabled people in an age of equal opportunity.
Child Welfare in the UK, Paperback (October 1998)» View all books by Olive Stevenson
This text aims to provide a comprehensive review and analysis of the last 50 years of developments within child welfare, since the introduction of the Children's Act in 1948. It considers the major themes and achievements, and their effect on child welfare and the provision of services.
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Author Biography - Olive Stevenson
Olive Stevenson is Professor Emeritus of Social Work at the University of Nottingham where she holds a continuing contract for supervision of research. She is a pioneering figure in social work and holds honorary degrees from the Universities of East Anglia and Kingston. She is an honorary Professor at the Hong Kong Poly- university and at Kingston University. She was awarded the CBE in 1994. She has chaired five Area Child Protection Committees and currently acts as consultant to individuals and voluntary organisations and adviser to projects in the field of child protection and fostering
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