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Social Work with Looked After Children

3rd Edition

Christine Cocker; Lucille Allain
eISBN-13: 9781526451576

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This practical book looks at the experiences of children in need who live in state care and the social worker′s role in working with them. This is a popular guide to this complex and demanding area of practice. There are chapters on communication and children′s rights, life story work, attachment and culture, ethnicity and faith. Throughout the book there are sections on supporting legislation and policy for children in residential care, foster care, adoption and leaving care. 

Key features include:

Practical links between theory and practice
Includes law and policy relevant to looked-after children
Information on understanding statistics
Contains lots of practical activities

Sold By SAGE Publications
ISBNs 9781526424372, 9781526424372, 9781526451576, 1526451573
Language English
Edition 3rd