Against the Odds: An Evaluation of Child and Family Support Services

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National Children's Bureau Enterprises, Jan 1, 2002 - Child welfare - 112 pages
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Looks child and family support services in one local authority, exploring the success of the service in preventing the removal of children from their families, and in resolving the problems experienced by them. The conclusions are relevant throughout England.The report will be of value to practitioners working within child and family support services, particularly practitioners and managers who are developing policy and practice in this field.

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Profile of the study area staff and families
Reasons for referral to child and family support services
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Geraldine Macdonald is a qualified social worker, and Professor of Social Work at the University of Bristol. This careful, critical overview of studies of child abuse and negelct and their implications will prove a valuable resource for practitioners, managers, policy makers, academics and their students.

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