Step up to the professional challenge of keeping children safe with this engaging audiobook. In a vivid and compelling account, leading author Harry Ferguson challenges the way we think about child protection and offers a rare insight into working with vulnerable children. Drawing on ideas from the social sciences, he highlights the key issues practitioners face, including: How do you navigate the private areas of a child's life their home, their bedroom, their emotional world? What do you do when confronted with parents or carers who are resistant, aggressive or deceitful? Why is appropriate touch an essential element of relating to children, and how can you develop the professional resilience to use it effectively?
In face of the tragic consequences of failures to protect children, Child Protection Practice is an inspiring declaration of the need for a new approach to child protection. A ground-breaking book which lays the foundations of skillful, authoritative practice, and essential listening for anyone with an academic, professional or personal interest in this challenging field.