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Child Protection (2nd Edition)

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 165
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Focus on Social Work Law

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30 May 2019

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How do you apply the principles, structures and processes of the law to everyday practice? Drawing on a wealth of contemporary case examples, this handy pocket book demystifies the legislation on child protection and...

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How do you apply the principles, structures and processes of the law to everyday practice? Drawing on a wealth of contemporary case examples, this handy pocket book demystifies the legislation on child protection and demonstrates the practical duties and responsibilities of professionals working within this complex area.

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Written by an experienced Social Worker and Qualified Barrister bringing expertise from both positions

Supported by a range of learning features designed to aid learning and stimulate reflection 

A concise pocket format provides essential reading for the busy social worker to access and digest quickly

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Each chapter is updated and revised to ensure currency

Significant changes with the Introduction of the Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2014, and the Children and Social Work Act 2017

Includes changes to serious case reviews, learning lessons inquiries and case law


Introduction
1. Child Care Law and Practice
2. Decision-Making, Assessment and Working with Others
3. Emergency Applications
Short-Term Measures
4. Care and Supervision
5. Policies, Procedures and Protocols: a Way Forward Post-Munro
6. Preparing to go to Court
7. Concluding Comments
Useful Websites
Glossary
Bibliography
Index.

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Kim Holt is a Professor of Family Law, Barrister and Head of Department at Northumbria University. She has many years' experience as both a qualified barrister and social worker.

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Kim Holt is a Professor of Family Law, Barrister and Head of Department at Northumbria University. She has many years' experience as both a qualified barrister and social worker.

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