If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email [email protected] It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.This guidance has been issued jointly by the Secretary of State for Education and the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government.She teaches on the qualifying and post qualifying social work courses and is course leader for the MA in Professional Practice.Her teaching interests include Safeguarding Children, and law and policy relating to children and families.
This book is about social workers effecting change so that children can continue to live successfully with their families and within their communities.
This has informed her perspective of how multi-agency support for children and their family should work in practice.
Beverley Jowett is a University Teacher in the Department of Sociological Studies at the University of Sheffield.
Finally, two glossaries have been included: one that details the legislation that is relevant to working with children and their families and the other that explains acronyms and defines terminology often used in the world of children's social care.
When taken all together, the reader will find that this book comprehensively describes and discusses both the context for and the reality of effective social work practice with children and their families.