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Module Reading List

New Perspectives in Child Protection, 2017/18, Semester 2
Pamela Fisher
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Corby B. Shemmings, D. and Wilkins, D. 2012 Child abuse : an evidence base for confident practice. 4th Ed ition, Buckingham, Open University Press, particularly Chapter 4 Defining Child Abuse 82-104.

DfES 2006 The common assessment framework for children & young people: practitioners' guide . Al so available from: http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/caf_for_practitioners_national_guidance.pdf

DoH, Home Office, DfES 2003 What to do if you're worried a child is being abused.  HMSO London. Also available from: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/190604/DFES-04320-2006-ChildAbuse.pdf

Ferguson, B. 2012 Child protection practice Basingstoke: Pallgrave Macmillan

May-Chahal,C. and Coleman,S. 2003 Safeguarding children and young people Routledge

Munro, E. 2011. The Munro Review of Child Protection : final report : a child-centred system London: Stationary Office

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, 2015. Working Together to Safeguard Children London: The Stationary Office .    

Please also see the web-based version of Working Together to Safeguard Children which provides links to the professional processes involved in child protection


http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ . English and Welsh Acts of Parliament.

http://www.scie.org.uk/ . Social Care Institute for Excellence. SCIE elearning: Law and Social Work

Family Law publishers - Family Law Homepage .

And specifically for health professionals:

Safeguarding children and young people: roles and competences for health care staff . Third edition



Recommended reading

Brayne, H  and Carr, H.  2015 (3th Edition) Law for social worker s .  Oxford. Oxford University Press. 

Calder, M.C. and Hackett,S. 2003 Assessment in child care : using and developing frameworks for practice  Russell House Publishing

Cleaver,H., Unell,I., Aldgate,J. 1999 Children's needs - parenting capacity : the impact of parental mental illness, problem alcohol and drug use, and domestic violence on children's development  London. The Stationery Office.

Dale,P. Green,R. and Fellows,R. 2005 Child protection assessment following serious injuries to infants : fine judgements NSPCC

Dale,P., Green,R., and Fellows,R. 2002 What really happened? : child protection case management of infants with serious injuries and discrepant parental explanations London, NSPCC

Dickens, J. 2013 Social Work Law and Ethics . Routledge. Oxford.

DoH. 2009 Improving Safety, Reducing Harm: Children, Young People and Domestic Violence: A Practical Toolkit for Front-line Practioners London: COI for Department of Health

DoH 2003 The Victoria-Climbie Inquiry . See also: www.victoria-climbie-inquiry.org.uk

DoH 2000 Framework for Practice for the Assessment of Children in Need and their Families . HMSO London

DoH 1995 Child protection : messages from research. . HMSO

Featherstone, B., White, S. and Morris, K. (2014) Re-imagining child protection : towards humane social work with families . Bristol Policy Press.

Fraser , S., and Mathews, S., 2008 The critical practitioner in health and social care . Sage. London

Howe,D. 2005 Child abuse and neglect : attachment, development, and intervention Palgrave Macmillan

McEwan, I.(2014) The children act . London: Vintage.

Moody, I. and Fearnley, B. 2011. Child protection : safeguarding children against abuse Pearson: Harlow

Mullender,A., Hague,G., Imam,U., Kelly,L., Malos,E., and Regan, L. 2002 Children's perspectives on domestic violence  Sage

Murphy,M 2004 Developing collaborative relationships in interagency child protection work Russell House Publishing

O’Hagan,K. 2006 Identifying emotional and psychological abuse : a guide for childcare professionals Open University Press

Parton,N 2006 Safeguarding childhood : early intervention and surveillance in a late modern society Palgrave Macmillan

Parton, N ed 1997 Child protection and family support : tensions, contradictions, and possibilities  Routledge

Reder,P. and Duncan, S. 1999 Lost innocents : a follow-up study of fatal child abuse Routledge

Reder,P., Duncan S., Gray,M. 1993 Beyond Blame. Child Abuse Tragedies revisited Routledge

The Violence Against Children Study Group 1999 Children, child abuse and child protection : placing children centrally Wiley. London 

This list was last updated on 13/01/2016