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Family Support : Prevention, Early Intervention and Early Help (Hardcover) (Nick Frost)

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Family Support introduces and explores the state of the art in preventive social work with children and young people. Drawing on contemporary thinking and research the book aims to make a contribution to current debates about how we can best support families in need.Underpinning the book is an analysis of how family support is changing, having moved from ‘prevention’ through to contemporary debates about ‘family support’, ‘early intervention’ and ‘early help’. The authors draw on their own practice experiences to ensure the discussion remains highly relevant to everyday realities.The book consists of three Parts: Part One examines the history and context of family support; Part Two outlines a number of practice approaches to family support; and Part Three suggests how family support work can be further developed. The book provides ‘think points’ and case studies to support the reader in reflecting on the material presented and how this can be best applied, as well as including a guide to useful resources.Family Support will be a welcome resource for anyone involved in child welfare and safeguarding services, including students at undergraduate and post-graduate level, practitioners, policy makers and academics.
Number of Pages: 168
Genre: Political Science
Series Title: Polity Social Work in Theory and Practice
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Author: Nick Frost
Language: English
Street Date: December 2, 2015
TCIN: 51855865
UPC: 9780745672595
Item Number (DPCI): 248-35-6611

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