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    Protecting Powers: Emergency Intervention for Children's Protection (NSPCC/Wiley Series in Protecting Children) (Paperback) By (author) Judith Masson, By (author) Deborah McGovern, By (author) Kathy Pick, By (author) Maureen Winn Oakley

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    DescriptionThe book is based on two research projects on emergency intervention, which were carried out by the author and her colleagues. The studies provide the basis for the three themes in the book: Inter-agency Working; Perceptions of Safety; and Placement and Resource Issues. The combination of quantitative and qualitative research allows a detailed picture of practice that goes beyond an account of what happens, to explore the perceptions, understandings and experiences of the practitioners who make these decisions, as social workers, police officers magistrates' legal advisers or magistrates, and of the lawyers who advise social workers and parents. The book provides a critical account of current practice in emergency child protection, it identifies good practice and make proposals for reform.


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    Title
    Protecting Powers
    Subtitle
    Emergency Intervention for Children's Protection
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Judith Masson, By (author) Deborah McGovern, By (author) Kathy Pick, By (author) Maureen Winn Oakley
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 260
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 358 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780470016039
    ISBN 10: 0470016035
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.3
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: JKSB1
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    Libri: I-SO
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 04
    BISAC V2.8: POL019000
    DC22: 362.7
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17460
    BISAC V2.8: SOC025000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: SOC016000
    DC22: 344.410327
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 344.4103/27
    LC classification: KD3305 .M37 2007
    BISAC V2.8: LAW010000
    Thema V1.0: JKS, JKSN, LNMK, LASD
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    John Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Imprint name
    Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
    Publication date
    01 June 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Chicester
    Review quote
    "Family magistrates should be familiar with the content of this book as the debate will surely continue." (The Magistrate, March 2008)
    Table of contents
    List of Tables and Figures. About the Authors. Acknowledgements. Preface. Chapter 1 Emergency powers for child protection. Chapter 2 The development of emergency powers. Chapter 3 The police, child protection and police protection. Chapter 4 Working together? The police, social services and police protection. Chapter 5 Children, families and applications for Emergency Protection Orders. Chapter 6 Local authority decisions to seek emergency protection. Chapter 7 The court process in emergency protection cases. Chapter 8 The EPO and afterwards. Chapter 9 Emergency intervention - reassessment and reform. Appendix Details of research methods. Case List. Bibliography. Index.