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Child-centred social work : theory and practice

Author: Vivienne Barnes
Publisher: London : Palgrave, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With an emphasis on professional expectations, values and practice skills such as building trust, listening and advocacy, this textbook helps enable social workers base their practice with children and young people on a truly child-centred model. Drawing on contemporary knowledge about childhood and children’s rights, it provides a critical understanding of the theoretical and legal basis for child-centred  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vivienne Barnes
ISBN: 9781137606419 113760641X
OCLC Number: 1033406007
Description: xiv, 207 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1. Background to child-centred practice. Child-centred practice : the context --
Perspectives on children and childhood --
Children's rights and child-centred practice --
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Part 2. Developing skills in child-centred practice. Communicating and developing relationships with children and young people --
Empowerment, participation and advocacy skills --
Breaking down the barriers? --
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Part 3. Specific fields of child-centred practice. Child protection and safeguarding --
Children and young people who are looked after.
Responsibility: Vivienne Barnes.

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