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The child's world. The comprehensive guide to assessing children in need edited by Jan Horwath

Contributor(s): Horwath, Jan [editor].
Publisher: London Jessica Kingsley 2010Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 414 p.. ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0857001833; 9780857001832; 9781843105688 (pbk.); 1843105683 (pbk.).Subject(s): CHILDREN : SOCIAL WELFARE QL | ASSESSMENT : SOCIAL WORK QDFOther classification: QLD F Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
The Child's World: The Comprehensive Guide to Assessing Children in Need, Second Edition; Contents; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; Introduction; PART I THE ASSESSMENT TASK AND PROCESS; 1. Assessing Children in Need: Background and Context; 2. The Assessment Framework; 3. The Assessment Process: Practitioner Preparation and Gathering Information for a Core Assessment; 4. The Assessment Process: Making Sense of Information, Planning Interventions and Reviewing Progress; 5. Multidisciplinary Contributions to Assessment of Children in Need; 6. Engaging Children and their Parents in the Assessment Process.
Summary: This new and updated edition of the best-selling book on assessing children in need and their families integrates practice, policy and theory to produce a comprehensive and multidisciplinary guide to all aspects of assessment. The Child's World not only provides an explanation of the Framework for the Assessment of Children in Need and their Families, but also offers a wealth of information on how to use it sensitively and effectively. The Child's World explores the implications of recent legislation, including the Children Act 2004, and national guidance for assessment practice.
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Previous ed.: 2001.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The Child's World: The Comprehensive Guide to Assessing Children in Need, Second Edition; Contents; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; Introduction; PART I THE ASSESSMENT TASK AND PROCESS; 1. Assessing Children in Need: Background and Context; 2. The Assessment Framework; 3. The Assessment Process: Practitioner Preparation and Gathering Information for a Core Assessment; 4. The Assessment Process: Making Sense of Information, Planning Interventions and Reviewing Progress; 5. Multidisciplinary Contributions to Assessment of Children in Need; 6. Engaging Children and their Parents in the Assessment Process.

This new and updated edition of the best-selling book on assessing children in need and their families integrates practice, policy and theory to produce a comprehensive and multidisciplinary guide to all aspects of assessment. The Child's World not only provides an explanation of the Framework for the Assessment of Children in Need and their Families, but also offers a wealth of information on how to use it sensitively and effectively. The Child's World explores the implications of recent legislation, including the Children Act 2004, and national guidance for assessment practice.

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