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Safeguarding Children and Young People
A Guide for Professionals Working Together



November 2020 | 200 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Safeguarding Children and Young People offers students and practitioners an accessible and multi-disciplinary guide to working together with other professionals to deliver a child-centred and co-ordinated approach to safeguarding, in line with the Working Together to Safeguard Children guidance. Taking a ‘whole systems’ approach, and offering support on prevention, assessment, intervention, systems, and leadership, the book reflects on recent challenges including contextual abuse, child sexual exploitation and cyber-abuse. The book includes case studies, activities and points for reflection to aid learning and test understanding.

 
Introduction
 
Chapter 1: A brief history of child protection
 
Chapter 2: 'Working together' to safeguard children and young people
 
Chapter 3: Understanding child abuse and child protection
 
Chapter 4: Exploring two case studies: abuse by celebrities and abuse in institutions
 
Chapter 5: Assessing need and providing early help
 
Chapter 6: Working with families: child abuse within the family
 
Chapter 7: Understanding child sexual exploitation
 
Chapter 8: Contextual safeguarding: a contemporary challenge
 
Chapter 9: Essential safeguarding skills
 
Conclusion and learning for the future

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