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Advanced Social Work with Children and Families

Advanced Social Work with Children and Families

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January 2011 | 192 pages | Learning Matters
Practice and legislation in child and family social work are always changing and have once again come under the spotlight. This text contextualises the bureaucratisation and managerialism of modern social work while also covering the advanced and complex skills necessary for competent social work practice in this area. The recent introduction of a new framework for Post-Qualifying social work practice provides an opportunity for the development of a robust text covering the basics at an advanced level.
Consolidating Practice with Children and Families
Policy and Legislative Frameworks in Contemporary Child and Family Social Work
Safeguarding children: the complexities of contemporary practice and the Importance of Working with Emotions
Family Intervention Projects: a Holistic Approach to Working with Families with Multiple Problems
Skills in Direct Work with Looked-After Children, Their Carers and Families
Foster Care: Learning from Research and Enquiries
Practice Education: Enabling Others' Learning Within a Children and Families Context
What's Important for Looked-After Children? The Views of Young People Leaving Care

Excellent book that offers a numerous opportunities for students to reflect on their post qualifying practice and experiences. I like that it covers a variety of themes and areas, meaning that it applies and appeals to most practitioners.

Miss Jessica Wagner
Faculty of Health and Sciences, Staffordshire University
February 17, 2015

This will be added to the reading list as 'recommended reading'.

Ms Michaela Rogers
School of Midwifer, Salford University
March 17, 2014

Excellent book, easy to use, up to date information, great for those on PQ2

Miss Anita Ganday
Children In Care, Nottingham City Council
August 20, 2012

Good extra reading for PQ candidates

Ms Helen Burrows
Social Work (City), Nottingham Trent University
April 23, 2012

very clear and useful

Mrs Fiona Wilkes
Social Work Office (Redditch), North East Worcestershire College
December 23, 2011

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ISBN: 9781844453634