Creative Ideas for Assessing Vulnerable Children and Families


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Published UK, 2018
For the busy practitioner, this book presents imaginative and unique methods to engage families and caregivers throughout the process of assessing vulnerable children. It encourages practitioners to focus on building safety into relationships and to adapt their approach to take into account the impact of trauma and abuse on an individual's capacity to engage and communicate verbally. The activities and creative techniques engage young people and their caregivers with the different areas of assessment, making it a quick and easy guide for everyday practice.

Exploring Protective Factors in Children and Families
Exploring and Understanding the Nature of Relationships
Exploring Everyday Lived Experience
Talking About a Specific Event
What's the Problem? Exploring Risks and Needs
Assessing Change Factors

Katie Wrench is the manager of the Therapeutic Social Work Team at Leeds Children's Social Work Service.
Paperback. 232 pages

By the same author: Helping Vulnerable Children and Adolescents to Stay Safe

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