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Safeguarding in Social Work Practice
A Lifespan Approach

Second Edition


April 2019 | 312 pages | Learning Matters
Safeguarding is a serious and complex area of social work, and demonstrating an understanding of important theory, law, policy and skills for practice is essential and it is vital that this understanding extends across the lifespan. This book brings together common safeguarding themes and knowledge across social work with children, young people and adults to help do just that.
 
Chapter 1: The historical development of safeguarding and protection across the lifespan
 
Chapter 2: The nature and prevalence of abuse across the lifespan
 
Chapter 3: The policy and legal context for safeguarding practice
 
Chapter 4: Safeguarding and the family
 
Chapter 5: Safeguarding and communities
 
Chapter 6: Safeguarding in residential settings
 
Chapter 7: Skills for safeguarding and protection
 
Chapter 8: Key themes for safeguarding practice: challenges and priorities

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