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A Child's Journey through Contemporary Issues in Child Protection, Paperback / softback Book


This new title provides clear, authoritative commentary on good practice, law and current research for both lawyers and other professionals who are involved in modern day safeguarding practice.

Highly topical issues covered include:* The Child Protection Process and the Family Justice System* Fact Finding* Neglect* Domestic Abuse* Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery* Child Sexual Exploitation* Forced Marriage and Honour-Based Violence* Child Radicalisation* Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)* Voice of the Child and the Child's Journey Through the Family Justice SystemThese topics raise complex and contemporary issues for family justice and social work, thereby generating recent legislative change, and bringing a new range of conceptual and practical problems for lawyers, social workers and health care professionals alike. Each section begins with a clear narrative identifying the issues, followed by a comprehensive consideration of the applicable legal framework and an up-to-date review of the contemporary research that is available on each subject area, before aFull discussion of the child's journey through this is considered, alongside any implications that this raises for practice.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 200 pages
  • Publisher: LexisNexis UK
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Family & health
  • ISBN: 9781784733414



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