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Child Abuse: An evidence base for confident practice (Paperback, 5th edition) Loot Price: R669
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Child Abuse: An evidence base for confident practice (Paperback, 5th edition): David Wilkins, David Shemmings, Claire Pascoe

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Child Abuse: An evidence base for confident practice (Paperback, 5th edition)

David Wilkins, David Shemmings, Claire Pascoe

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This best-selling text has been used by countless students, practitioners and researchers as a key reference on child protection issues. The book demystifies this complex and emotionally-charged area, outlining research, history, social policy and legislation, as well as the theory and practice underpinning child protection work. Written by influential academics and practitioners, this updated edition looks at child protection practices in a global context and provides: * The latest research and thinking on the causes and consequences of child abuse, including new insights about the relationship between deprivation, poverty and abuse and neglect * An overview of child protection practices, ranging from the 19th Century to recent policy and practice changes, including the widespread adoption of practice models and attempts to improve the quality of social work services Using examples to highlight key discussions and points, this book will enhance the confidence, knowledge and skills of practitioners, supervisors and managers.

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Imprint: Open University Press
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: June 2019
First published: 2019
Authors: David Wilkins • David Shemmings • Claire Pascoe
Format: Paperback
Edition: 5th edition
ISBN-13: 978-0-335-24808-7
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Social welfare & social services
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LSN: 0-335-24808-X
Barcode: 9780335248087

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