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Making Sense Of The Children Act 1989

Author : Nick Allen
ISBN : 9780470016251
Genre : Psychology
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The Children Act is a major piece of legislation that affects all professionals working with children. Since the third edition of this book was published in 1996, there have been some important developments. This Fourth Edition takes these developments into consideration. Topics discussed include case law in the superior courts; the establishment of CAFCASS; and the Fostering Services Regulations of 2002; and much more.

The Psychology Of Female Violence

Author : Anna Motz
ISBN : 9781134799572
Genre : Psychology
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First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

La Mediaci N En El Derecho Penal De Menores

Author : Carlos Eloy Ferreirós Marcos [et al.]
ISBN : 9788415455066
Genre : Law
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La aprobación de la Ley Orgánica 5/2000, de 12 de enero, reguladora de la responsabilidad penal de los menores, supuso la plasmación de un programa político-criminal en relación con la delincuencia juvenil marcado por la asunción de una óptica esencialmente educativa y preventivo especial. De entre todas las decisiones adoptadas en este sentido, la potenciación de la mediación como mecanismo de solución de conflictos se presentó a priori como una de las principales apuestas de la Ley en su intento de desjudicializar el conflicto ahí dónde este pudiera resultar contraproducente para la educación del menor. A pesar de ello, la experiencia aplicativa posterior nos ha mostrado como estas facultades desjudicializadoras has presentado una virtualidad menor de los que en un principio se esperaba. El presente estudio sobre la mediación en el Derecho penal de menores aborda el estudio de esta Institución desde las distintas perspectivas involucradas, abordando el análisis de sus fundamentos teóricos y de la normativa (internacional y nacional) aplicable, así como el estudio de las experiencias de Derecho comparado. Finalmente, el trabajo ahora ve la luz, expone los resultados obtenidos con el programa piloto de mediación de menores que viene realizándose en el ámbito territorial de la Sección de Menores de la Fiscalía Provincial de Alicante.

Approaches To Needs Assessment In Children S Services

Author : Harriet Ward
ISBN : 9781853027802
Genre : Social Science
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Examining the assessment of need in children's services this book addresses the full spectrum of practice, policy and research developments in the field. The contributors include leading academics, policy makers and senior practitioners who generate a broad-based holistic approach to the assessment of children in need. They show how needs assessment in children's services can be used to tackle problems such as low achievement, mental ill-health and social exclusion at both individual and strategic levels. Approaches to the Assessment of Need in Children's Services will enable service managers and practitioners to respond effectively to the increasing pressure to monitor outcomes and effectiveness in child care work, and to improve and coordinate children's welfare service provision at individual and community levels and provides an indispensable overview and analysis for anyone working or studying in child welfare and social care.

Practising Social Work Law

Author : Suzy Braye
ISBN : 9781137560308
Genre : Social Science
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Since the third edition of Practising Social Work Law published in 2010, new legislation – such as the Care Act 2014, the Equality Act 2010, and the Children and Families Act 2014 – has had a significant impact on the social work profession. Practitioners must not only know the law; they must also have a critical appreciation of its implications for human rights, civil liberties and social justice. They must exercise their powers and duties in ways underpinned by professional ethics, in a context of severe resource constraint and under constant public and political scrutiny. Now going into its fourth edition, Practising Social Work Law seeks to build social workers' confidence in legal interpretation and implementation. It focuses on promoting practitioners' knowledge and skills in recognising, locating and articulating legal issues, and using the law to inform practice standards and deliver positive outcomes for service users. This timely, fully revised new edition of this well-respected text combines up-to-date statute, case law and guidance with extended practice examples and questions for reflection, making it an invaluable resource for students, practitioners and educators alike.

Children S Needs Parenting Capacity

Author : Hedy Cleaver
ISBN : 0117063657
Genre : Social Science
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This second edition of "Children's needs - parenting capacity" updates the original exploration of the research literature in the light of legal and policy changes in England and findings from more recent national and international research. The edition has also been expanded to cover parental learning disabilities and how it may impact on parenting and children's health and development. The findings show that these parenting issues affect children differently depending on their age and individual circumstances. While some children grow up apparently unscathed, others exhibit emotional and behavioural disorders. This knowledge can inform practitioners undertaking assessments of the needs of children and their families and effective service responses. This publication is essential reading for practitioners, managers and policy makers concerned with improving the outcomes for children and families who are experiencing such problems.

Community Care Practice And The Law

Author : Michael Mandelstam
ISBN : 1846428599
Genre : Social Science
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This fourth edition of Community Care Practice and the Law has been fully updated to reflect the rapid and continuing legal, policy and practice changes affecting community care. It provides comprehensive and jargon-free explanations of community care legislation, as well as other areas of law directly relevant to practitioners, including the NHS, disabled facilities grants and housing adaptations, asylum and immigration, mental capacity, human rights, disability discrimination, health and safety at work and negligence – and a range of legal provisions relevant to the protection and safeguarding of adults. Apart from the burgeoning legal case law and ombudsman investigations, changes from the last edition include coverage of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, legal implications of 'self directed care' and 'individual budgets', changes to direct payments and 'ordinary residence' determinations. In particular, new guidance applies to the high profile issue of NHS continuing health care. The book is an essential guide for practitioners and managers in both the statutory and voluntary sectors, policy makers in local authorities and the NHS, advocates, lawyers and social work students.

Understanding Social Work

Author : Neil Thompson
ISBN : 9781137497109
Genre : Social Science
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The everyday role of the social worker is to help improve the lives of people who are, in some form, struggling. It is a challenging role, but it can also be incredibly rewarding. Now in its fourth edition Understanding Social Work continues to be the essential introduction to this complex field of practice. Getting to the heart of what social work is all about, it answers those questions that are fundamental to the role: What is social work? How is it carried out? What skills does it require? And what are the challenges? Whether you're considering a career in social work, already in training, or looking for a refresher guide, this book provides a picture of social work for what it truly is: its difficulties, its demands and its rewards. Written to engage and stimulate the reader, each chapter features: • Voice of experience boxes offering professional guidance and handy tips from experienced practitioners. • Practice focus features that illustrate the challenges of training and practising in social work, as well as ways of overcoming them. • Exercises that engage the reader with the content and test your knowledge. • A Guide to further learning that highlights key texts in the subject area.

Critical Care

Author : Peter Sedgwick
ISBN : 9780857009012
Genre : Medical
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Providing a bridge between research in healthcare and spirituality and practitioner perspectives, these essays on chaplaincy in healthcare continue dialogue around constructing, negotiating and researching spiritual care and discuss the critical issues in chaplaincy work, including assisted suicide and care in children's hospices. Each section of the book is introduced by an academic theologian, giving the book a strong theoretical base, before serving healthcare chaplains offer their perspectives and experiences with material drawn from practice in a broad spectrum of healthcare contexts. The integration of theory and practical application in these essays will be of interest to chaplains, healthcare practitioners, and students of theology and healthcare.

The Selfish Gene

Author : Richard Dawkins
ISBN : 0192860925
Genre : Literary Criticism
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