Working with Children and Families: Knowledge and Contexts for Practice by Robert AdamsWorking with Children and Families: Knowledge and Contexts for Practice by Robert Adams

Working with Children and Families: Knowledge and Contexts for Practice

EditorRobert Adams

Paperback | October 26, 2011

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This comprehensive text takes a multi-disciplinary approach to bring together a complete range of perspectives on working with children.Highly structured in its format, this book offers explicit support for academic study skills and professional development, as well ascomprehensive coverage of the childhood and early years field.
Robert Adams is Professor of Social Work, University of Teesside. He has published numerous titles and is the author of Social Policy for Social Work (Palgrave Macmillan) and the lead editor of the highly successful trilogy of co-edited texts: Social Work, Critical Practice in Social Work and Social Work Futures.
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Title:Working with Children and Families: Knowledge and Contexts for PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:376 pages, 0.37 × 0.24 × 0.03 inPublished:October 26, 2011Publisher:Macmillan Education UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230553079

ISBN - 13:9780230553071

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Preparing to Learn
Introduction
Chapter 1 - Managing your learning
Chapter 2 - Skills for studying
Part 2 Contexts for Childhood Studies
Introduction
Chapter 3 - Childhood and society
Chapter 4 - children's rights and children's welfare
Chapter 5 - Legal framework for practice
Chapter 6 - anti-discriminatory practice
Chapter 7 - Diversity of cultures
Chapter 8 - Perspectives on the life course
Part 3 - Skills for Practice
Introduction
Chapter 9 - NSF standards for practice
Chapter 10 - Values for Practice
Chapter 11 - Observing, assessing and recording
Chapter 12 - Planning for Practice
Chapter 13 - Implementation, Intervention, including protection
Chapter 14 - Monitoring, reviewing, evaluating
Chapter 15 - Integrating theory with reflective practice
Chapter 16 - Communication
Chapter 17 - Counselling and Advice giving
Chapter 18 - Therapeutic Work
Chapter 19 - Empowerment and advocacy
Chapter 20 - Working with and within groups
Chapter 21 - Day Services
Chapter 22 - Residential Services
Chapter 23 - Community Services
Part 4 - Early Years: birth to 8 years
Introduction
Chapter 24 - Birth to 3 years
Chapter 25 - 3 years to 8 years
Chapter 26 - Principles of an empowering learning environment
Chapter 27 - How Learning Develops
Chapter 28 - Physical Development
Chapter 29 - Cognitive Development
Chapter 30 - Talk
Chapter 31 - Play
Chapter 32 - Beginning to read and write
Chapter 33 - Personal identity and self-esteem
Chapter 34 - Mathematical development
Chapter 35 - Literacy development
Chapter 36 - Learning through play
Part 5 - Play Work
Chapter 37 - Play is Work
Chapter 38 - Pre-school playgroups
Chapter 39 - Play and community enterprise
Chapter 40 - Parental Involvement
Part 6 - Further Knowledge for Work with Children
Introduction
Chapter 42 - Physical and psychological changes
Chapter 43 - Social Aspects of play
Chapter 44 - Work with children in families
Chapter 45 - Work with looked after children and young people
Chapter 46 - work with children and young people with physical impairments
Chapter 47 - Working with children with learning disability and educational special needs
Chapter 48 - Work with vulnerable children and young people
Chapter 49 - Abuse and Protection
Chapter 50 - Drugs, Alcohol Use and Abuse
Chapter 51 - Work with children experiencing death and bereavement
Chapter 52 - Health promotion, dietary disorders and well being
Chapter 53 - Work with young carers
Chapter 53 - work with young offenders
Part 7 - Practice Development
Chapter 55 - Continuing professional development