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Effective Child Protection

Effective Child Protection

Third Edition

November 2019 | 256 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Eileen Munro, author of the seminal Munro Review, returns in this fully revised and updated third edition. With new chapters on 'Child Protection Agencies as Complex Adaptive Systems' and 'How organisations can support more effective practice', this new edition shifts its focus from individual workers to look at the critical role that organisations play in child protection, and how individuals are affected by the complex enterprise of people, processes, cultures and agencies. It remains an essential guide to strengthening analytic and intuitive skills to improve children's safety.  

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Child Protection Agencies as Complex Adaptive Systems
Chapter 3: Expertise in Child Protection Work
Chapter 4: Evaluating complex interventions
Chapter 5: The social context
Chapter 6: Defining child abuse and neglect
Chapter 7: The Challenges of Managing Uncertainty in Practice
Chapter 8: The process of managing risk
Chapter 9: Decision making
Chapter 10: How organisations can support more effective practice
Chapter 11: Conclusion

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