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Risk in practice: systems and practitioner judgement

Kerry Baker

in Young people and 'risk'

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420008
eISBN:
9781447304364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420008.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter explores how practitioners in the criminal justice agencies create complex decisions concerning risk within the current highly charged climate of media and political concern about public ... More


Reflections on the assessment of outcomes in child care*

Roy Parker

in Change and continuity in children's services

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447322221
eISBN:
9781447322238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322221.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This is a review of some of the issues that arise in determining the results for the children of the various interventions made by the children’s services. For example, there is the problem of ... More


Emerging issues: looking ahead

Roy Parker

in Change and continuity in children's services

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447322221
eISBN:
9781447322238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322221.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The book ends by embarking upon the hazardous business of predicting some of the main features of the children’s services in the future: the problems; the new priorities and the emerging policies. It ... More


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