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Working with children assessment, representation and intervention

Billington, Tom, 1952-

London : SAGE 2006

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  • Title:
    Working with children assessment, representation and intervention
  • Author/Creator: Billington, Tom, 1952-
  • Publisher: London : SAGE
  • Creation Date: 2006
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (vi, 182 pages).
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-176) and index.
    Includes bibliographical references (p. [163]-176) and index.
  • Subjects: Child psychology; Social work with children; Children -- Counseling of
  • Description: Written for professionals working with children and young people who require support, assessment or intervention at home or in school, this interdisciplinary book explores everything from the legislative background and foundations of ideas in the social sciences, to dealing with children's distress, fear or special needs in professional practice. The book is an excellent resource for those who either work with children in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services settings, social work, youth work, counselling, psychology, general education and special educational needs or who are undertaking.
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-176) and index.
    Includes bibliographical references (p. [163]-176) and index.
  • Contents: Introduction. Social justice and the voice of the child
    Social interactionist models of professional practice
    The boundaries of language and knowledge
    A chapter guide
    Overall principles. Thinking about young people and childhood. Creating distance The nineteenth century
    childhood in its infancy
    Sharpening the focus
    The child and the parent
    Locating interventions
    Care and regulation. Young people and the children's workforce. Lesley
    Stigma
    Confinement
    Technologies
    Testing children
    Psychopathologies and social exclusion
    A matrix for the tasks of children's services. Assessing young children and young people in social contexts. Professional practice
    Contexts
    Common assessment
    Can professionals (afford to) be human?
    Assessments and relationships
    Psychodynamic accounts
    Future work
    Representing children and young people in assessments. Of history, memory and the making of knowledge
    Political critique or social scientific theory?
    Theoretical preferences
    Language and the social
    Professional practice as relationships
    Five question-themes
    Luke. Children feeling, thinking and learning. A history of thinking and feeling
    The mind in the machine
    Theories in practice
    Feeling, thinking and learning
    Notes for the future. Voices of children and young people in assessment. Public and private law
    Legislative contexts of assessment
    Contexts for assessment in Children Act proceedings
    Principles of assessment. Working with autistic children. Professional voices
    James
    Symbols and friends
    Professional practices
    Final thoughts. Narrative science. Narratives in practice
    Principles of narrative practice
    Narrative assessments
    Making a choice: when parents and young people disagree. Ethics, Commitment and the limits of advocacy: public and private lives. Opposing the voice of the child
    Identity and commitment
    Ethical resources
    Five question-themes.
    public and private lives.
    Cover; Contents; About the Author; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 - Introduction; Chapter 2 - Thinking about young people and childhood; Chapter 3 - Young people and the children's workforce; Chapter 4 - Assessing children and young people in social contexts; Chapter 5 - Representing children and young people in assessments; Chapter 6 - Children feeling, thinking and learning; Chapter 7 - Voices of children and young people in assessment; Chapter 8 - Working with autistic children; Chapter 9 - Narrative science; Chapter 10 - Ethics, commitment and the limits of advocacy: Public and private lives
    ReferencesIndex
  • Target Audience: Audience: Specialized.
  • Restrictions: Restrictions unspecified
  • OCLC Number: 605613704
    63703159
    476144219
    1007858711
  • Identifier: ISBN9781847878151 (electronic bk.);ISBN1847878156 (electronic bk.)