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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Working with Abused Children

Focus on the Child

Edition 4th Edition
ISBN 9780230297944
Publication Date May 2012
Formats Paperback 
Publisher Palgrave
Series Practical Social Work Series

A revised edition of an insightful text which highlights the ability of all practitioners to undertake healing work to promote the future wellbeing of abused children. Offering a wide range of resources including personal accounts and supportive pedagogy, it provides a practical blueprint for sensitive and effective work in this challenging field

DR CELIA DOYLE is Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies and Social Work within the Early Years Division at the University of Northampton, UK. An experienced practitioner with eleven years' experience working for the NSPCC, Celia has written widely on child abuse and child protection.

Laying Foundations
Listening to the Voices of Children
Understanding and Assessing Children
Working with Individual Children
Working with Children in the Family Context Working with Children in Groups
Perspectives of Children in Substitute Care
Resilience and Social Support
Prevention and Society
The Effects of Abuse: The later years
Valuing Child Protection Practitioners


Reviews of the previous edition:
'[A] comprehensive and insightful book which brings together theory, practice and up-to-date research...a useful addition to any personal library or resource room.' - British Journal of Social Work
'From the start the reader is drawn in to Working with Abused Children with admirable ease by Celia's concise writing style and logical order of content...I would recommend this book to anyone working with children across the older professional and voluntary boundaries as it provides practical ways that we can all help abused children.' - Margaret Simms, Social Policy and Social Work
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