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Child Protection in Boarding Schools in Ghana

Contemporary Issues, Challenges and Opportunities

by Prospera Dzang-Tedam

<p>This invaluable book brings together a much needed analysis of the challenges and benefits of providing social work services in Ghanaian boarding schools. It examines contemporary issues affecting children and young people in boarding schools

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Child Sexual Abuse

Moral Panic or State of Denial?

by David Pilgrim

<p>Child sexual abuse is a major public policy challenge. Many child protection measures were beginning to reduce its occurrence. However, that progress was impeded by online grooming, the downloading of indecent images of children and even ...

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Child Sexual Abuse and the Catholic Church

Gender, Power, and Organizational Culture

by Marie Keenan

<p>A meticulously researched inside look at child sexual abuse by clergy, this exhaustive, hard-hitting analysis weaves together interviews with abusive priests and church historical and administrative details to propose a new way of thinking ...

ISBN: 9780199328994

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Child sexual abuse: whose problem?

Reflections from Cleveland (Revised edition)

by Richardson, Sue & Bacon, Heather

<p>In Cleveland in 1987 a medical diagnosis of child sexual abuse was made in 127 children, resulting in their removal from home. The consequent intense scrutiny and public criticism around the case, together with the subsequent Butler-Sloss ...

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Child Sexual Exploitation After Rotherham

Understanding the Consequences and Recommendations for Practice

by Angie Heal & Adele Gladman

<p>The scale of the Rotherham child protection scandal has led professionals responsible for safeguarding children in other regions to recognise the extent of child abuse in their area and consider how to respond efficiently. Drawing on lessons ...

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Child to Parent Violence and Abuse

Family Interventions with Non Violent Resistance

by Declan Coogan

<p>Providing an authoritative overview of the growing phenomena of child to parent violence - a feature in the daily life of increasing numbers of families - this book outlines what we know about it, what is effective in addressing it, and ...

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Child Welfare

An Integrative Perspective

by Cathleen A. Lewandowski

<p>Organized around the theme of child well-being, this book provides an overview of child welfare's past and present with consideration of its future. Using case examples and discussion questions, this text engages readers in a critical ...

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Child Welfare in the United States

Challenges, Policy, and Practice

by Sylvia Mignon, MSW, PhD

<p>Distinguished by its critical perspective, this book delivers a balanced and comprehensive examination of the child welfare system in the United States today. In a clear and accessible style, it outlines key issues, reviews the history of the

ISBN: 9780826126474

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Child Welfare Research

Advances for Practice and Policy

by Aron Shlonsky

<p>Research has already been a significant factor in child welfare policy in recent years, but this essential new volume demonstrates that it has taken a leading role in the field to spur and guide change. In the incisive chapters gathered here,

ISBN: 9780190294007

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Child Welfare Systems and Migrant Children

A Cross Country Study of Policies and Practice

by Marit Skivenes, Ravinder Barn, Katrin Kriz & others

<p><em>Child Welfare Systems and Migrant Children</em> examines where, why and to what extent immigrant children are represented in the child welfare system in different countries. These countries include Australia/New Zealand, Belgium/the ...

ISBN: 9780190205317

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Child-Centred Practice

A Handbook for Social Work

by Tracey Race & Rebecca O'Keefe

<p>Since the Munro report (2011), a greater emphasis has been placed on the value of child-centred practice in social work with children, young people and families. It has come to be recognised that social workers cannot make an assessment or ...

ISBN: 9781137597038

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Childhood Victimization

Violence, Crime, and Abuse in the Lives of Young People

by David Finkelhor

<p>Children are the most criminally victimized segment of the population, and a substantial number face multiple, serious &quot;poly-victimizations&quot; during a single year. And despite the fact that the priority emphasis in academic research ...

ISBN: 9780190451066

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Children Affected by Armed Conflict

Theory, Method, and Practice

by Myriam Denov & Bree Akesson

<p>Societal turbulence, state collapse, religious and ethnic conflict, poverty, hunger, and social exclusion all underlie children's involvement in armed conflict. Drawing from empirical studies in eleven conflict-ridden countries, including ...

ISBN: 9780231539678

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Children in Trouble

The Role of Families, Schools and Communities

by Carol Hayden

<p>Carol Hayden reviews evidence about children in trouble across a range of circumstances, demonstrating the tensions between welfare and justice, care and control in the treatment of these vulnerable young people and evaluating the ...

ISBN: 9780230207998

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Children with Complex and Continuing Health Needs

The Experiences of Children, Families and Care Staff

by Jaqui Hewitt-Taylor

<p>Aimed at students and practitioners involved in supporting such children, and designed to give them an insight into what it means to raise a child with such multiple needs.'</p> <p>- Current Awareness Service</p> <p>'This book draws on the ...

ISBN: 9781846427312

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Children's Mental Health Research

The Power of Partnerships

by Kimberly Eaton Hoagwood, Peter S. Jensen, Mary McKay & others

<p>Research in children's mental health lags behind research for adults in part because it is intrinsically context-bound. Children are embedded in families, in schools, and in communities who have responsibility for their care. Making research ...

ISBN: 9780190294632

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Children's Perspectives on Integrated Services

Every Child Matters in Policy and Practice

by Mary Kellett

<p>Launching Palgrave's new <em>Interagency Working in Health and Social Care</em> series, this book provides one of the first reflective assessments of the Every Child Matters legacy of New Labour. Woven through with the voice of the child, it ...

ISBN: 9781137327093

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Children's Rights and Social Work

by Hanita Kosher, Asher Ben-Arieh & Yael Hendelsman

<p>This book provides a conceptual framework for children's rights as well as specific strategies and opportunities for social workers to apply in their work. It guides social work professionals and students through the history of children's ...

ISBN: 9783319439204

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Children, Spirituality, Religion and Social Work

by Margaret Crompton

<p>Attention to children’s spiritual and religious well-being is required by legislation, Government guidelines and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child 1989. Margaret Crompton has worked with and on behalf of children as a social ...

ISBN: 9781351952309

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Children’s Understandings of Well-being

Towards a Child Standpoint

by Tobia Fattore, Jan Mason & Elizabeth Watson

<p>The book presented here describes an outstanding attempt, not only to include children’s views but to partner with children to develop the concept of well-being and to study the phenomenon as the children understand it. The authors do this by

ISBN: 9789402408294

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