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Developing Knowledge and Skills for Child and Family Social Work
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Developing Knowledge and Skills for Child and Family Social Work

First Edition


March 2022 | 208 pages | Learning Matters
This book will provide you with the initial developing knowledge and skills needed to practice ethically and effectively with children and families. It will take you on a journey, introducing you to all the relevant theory, legislation and skills for practice, using case studies, activities and research summaries to help you navigate the complexities and challenges along the way.   

Since launching in 2003, Transforming Social Work Practice has become the market-leading series for social work students. These books use activities and case studies to build critical thinking and reflection skills and will help social work students to develop good practice through learning. 

This best-selling student series is:
· Affordable                                               
· Written to the Professional Capabilities Framework
· Mapped to the social work curriculum           
· Practical with clear links between theory and practice
 
 
Introduction
 
Chapter 1: Professionalism
 
Chapter 2: Values and Ethics
 
Chapter 3: Theories for Practice
 
Chapter 4: Working with Families
 
Chapter 5: Working with Children
 
Chapter 6: Safeguarding
 
Chapter 7: Assessments
 
Conclusion
 
Appendix 1: Professional capabilities framework
 
Appendix 2: Subject benchmark for social work

Barry Fearnley

Barry Fearnley is a social worker with over twenty years' experience working with children and families. He is currently working for a university as a Coach – Child and Adult Workforce. Previous experience includes Head of Partnerships Social Work and Social Care, senior lecturer and a children and families social worker. He has been a practice educator for social work students in both children and families and adult services. He has supported newly qualified social workers undertaking their Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE) and social workers in their continual professional development. His PhD explored the everyday... More About Author

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