Description - Good Practice in Risk Assessment and Risk Management by Hazel Kemshall
The 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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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.