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Seeing the Child in Child Protection Social Work

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21 December 2019

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Recent Serious Case Reviews into child deaths have concluded that social workers attention is drawn away from the child by demands placed on them by the adults, organisational structures and systems. This book repositions...

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Recent Serious Case Reviews into child deaths have concluded that social workers attention is drawn away from the child by demands placed on them by the adults, organisational structures and systems. This book repositions social work thinking and practice by placing the child's lived experience at the centre of its illustrative examples and cases.

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Very topical in light of recent Serious Case Reviews in to child protection

Unique approach to child protection

The author has 25 years social work practice experience in Children's Services and l10 years in social work education

Its narrative approach provides real world examples to learn from

1. Keeping the Child in Mind: Who is the child
2. A child-centred model
3. A child living in fear and witnessing violence: Stephen's Story: Life with a violent mother
4. The child's voice in sexual abuse. Katy's story: Learning to scream
5. A child living with parents who abuse illegal drugs: Connie's story: My dad didn't mean to kill my mum
6. Accumulative Risks: Parental Capacity: Darren's story: I'm the 'man' of the house but I am frightened and cannot look after my mum and sister
7. Women and Neglect: Christopher's story: My mother doesn't want me
8. Known to all the Agencies: Kevin, Jenny, Darren and Sarah's story: Mum and Derek said social workers would take us away to a scary place
9. Father's who Count: Seeing Men as Protective Parents: Brandon's story
10. Repositioning(s) – The Child and Social Work at the centre of Social Work Practice.

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Sue Kennedy is Principal Lecturer in Social Work and Teaching Fellow at the University of Northampton.

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Sue Kennedy is Principal Lecturer in Social Work and Teaching Fellow at the University of Northampton.

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