Taylor & Francis India: Child and Family Social Work

  • Deciding Children's Futures: An Expert Guide to Assessments for Safeguarding and Promoting Children's Welfare in the Family Court book cover

    Deciding Children's Futures

    An Expert Guide to Assessments for Safeguarding and Promoting Children's Welfare in the Family Court, 1st Edition

    By Joyce Scaife

    Deciding Children’s Futures addresses the thorny task of how to assess parents and children who belong to struggling families where there are issues of neglect or significant harm, and when separating parents are contesting arrangements for the care of their children. This is a practitioner’s guide…

    Paperback – 2012-10-05
    Routledge

  • Understanding Adult Attachment in Family Relationships: Research, Assessment and Intervention book cover

    Understanding Adult Attachment in Family Relationships

    Research, Assessment and Intervention, 1st Edition

    By Antonia Bifulco, Geraldine Thomas

    Attachment theory has become a key focus of both research and practice in understanding and treating psychological and social risk for marital and relationship problems, parenting and clinical disorders. In particular, adult attachment style is a key explanatory factor for understanding problems in…

    Paperback – 2012-09-26
    Routledge

  • Couples in Collusion: Short-Term, Assessment-Based Strategies for Helping Couples Disarm Their Defenses book cover

    Couples in Collusion

    Short-Term, Assessment-Based Strategies for Helping Couples Disarm Their Defenses, 1st Edition

    By Dennis A. Bagarozzi

    When a couple enters therapy, both partners have either explicit or implicit understandings of what can—and, more importantly, cannot—be discussed in therapy. Even when empirically tested assessments are used to help pinpoint areas of concern and conflict, couples may choose to identify only those…

    Paperback – 2012-07-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Family Therapy and Counseling

  • The Wellbeing of Children under Three book cover

    The Wellbeing of Children under Three

    1st Edition

    By Helen Bradford

    The most rapid and significant phase of development occurs in the first three years of a child’s life. The Supporting Children from Birth to Three series focuses on the care and support of the youngest children. Each book takes a key aspect of working with this age group and gives clear and…

    Paperback – 2012-06-12
    Routledge
    Supporting Children from Birth to Three

  • The Origins, Prevention and Treatment of Infant Crying and Sleeping Problems: An Evidence-Based Guide for Healthcare Professionals and the Families They Support book cover

    The Origins, Prevention and Treatment of Infant Crying and Sleeping Problems

    An Evidence-Based Guide for Healthcare Professionals and the Families They Support, 1st Edition

    By Ian St James-Roberts

    Babies who cry a lot, or are unsettled in the night, are common sources of concern for parents and, consequently, costly problems for health services. In this book, Ian St James-Roberts summarises the evidence concerning infant crying and sleeping problems to provide a new evidence-based approach…

    Paperback – 2012-02-22
    Routledge

  • Family Assessment: Contemporary and Cutting-Edge Strategies book cover

    Family Assessment

    Contemporary and Cutting-Edge Strategies, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Len Sperry

    In an era that demands ever-increasing levels of accountability and documentation, Family Assessment is a vital tool for clinicians. It covers more than one hundred assessment methods – both the most widely used strategies as well as those that are more specialized and issue-specific. Techniques…

    Paperback – 2011-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Family Therapy and Counseling

  • Social Care with African Families in the UK book cover

    Social Care with African Families in the UK

    1st Edition

    By Viola Nzira

    This important text promotes understanding of the complexities and diversities of African family life. It stimulates creative thinking about how social care professionals can develop meaningful relationships and engage confidently and effectively with African families they encounter within work…

    Paperback – 2010-09-17
    Routledge

  • Core Principles of Assessment and Therapeutic Communication with Children, Parents and Families: Towards the Promotion of Child and Family Wellbeing book cover

    Core Principles of Assessment and Therapeutic Communication with Children, Parents and Families

    Towards the Promotion of Child and Family Wellbeing, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Schmidt Neven

    Practitioners today are confronted by a bewildering array of therapies as ‘cure alls.’ This book provides an integrated approach to working with children, parents and families that can be applied by all professionals in a variety of settings. Informed by a psychodynamic perspective, it identifies…

    Paperback – 2010-05-14
    Routledge

  • The Wellbeing of Children in Care: A New Approach for Improving Developmental Outcomes book cover

    The Wellbeing of Children in Care

    A New Approach for Improving Developmental Outcomes, 1st Edition

    By Kwame Owusu-Bempah

    Because of their previous damaging experiences, many children and young people enter the care system having already developed emotional problems or at a greater risk of developing them. However, in addition to this, research and experience consistently show that being in care is likely to aggravate…

    Paperback – 2010-04-30
    Routledge

  • Interdependency and Care over the Lifecourse book cover

    Interdependency and Care over the Lifecourse

    1st Edition

    By Sophia Bowlby, Linda McKie, Susan Gregory, Isobel Macpherson

    Interdependency and Care over the Lifecourse draws upon theories of time and space to consider how informal care is woven into the fabric of everyday lives and is shaped by social and economic inequalities and opportunities. The book comprises three parts. The first explores contrasting social…

    Paperback – 2010-01-14
    Routledge
    Relationships and Resources

  • Researching Sex and Lies in the Classroom: Allegations of Sexual Misconduct in Schools book cover

    Researching Sex and Lies in the Classroom

    Allegations of Sexual Misconduct in Schools, 1st Edition

    By Pat Sikes, Heather Piper

    The Anglophone world is gripped by a moral panic centred on child abuse in general and fear of the paedophile in particular. Evidence suggests an alarming rise in the number of false allegations of sexual abuse being made against teachers, and demonstrates that the fallout from being falsely…

    Paperback – 2009-11-18
    Routledge

  • Domestic Violence and Children: A Handbook for Schools and Early Years Settings book cover

    Domestic Violence and Children

    A Handbook for Schools and Early Years Settings, 1st Edition

    By Abigail Sterne, Liz Poole

    What can schools and social care workers do to help children affected by domestic violence? Large numbers of children are affected by domestic violence. The problem crosses every social class and culture. It causes distress and anxiety in children and adversely affects their learning and play, as…

    Paperback – 2009-09-28
    Routledge

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