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Errors and mistakes in child protection in Switzerland: a missed opportunity of reflection?

Brigitte Müller, Kay Biesel, and Clarissa Schär

in Errors and Mistakes in Child Protection: International Discourses, Approaches and Strategies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350705
eISBN:
9781447350965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350705.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Child protection in Switzerland was not a public welfare issue before the 20th century. After 1912, when the Swiss Civil Code took effect, state authorities were entitled to take children into ... More


Protecting Children: A Social Model

Brid Featherstone, Anna Gupta, Kate Morris, and Sue White

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447332732
eISBN:
9781447332787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332732.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The state is increasingly experienced as both intrusive and neglectful, particularly by those living in poverty, leading to loss of trust and widespread feelings of alienation and disconnection. ... More


Domestic abuse: a case study

Brid Featherstone, Anna Gupta, Kate Morris, and Sue White

in Protecting Children: A Social Model

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447332732
eISBN:
9781447332787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332732.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter focuses on domestic abuse. The recognition that poverty is a factor in domestic abuse and is linked to men's perceptions of the breadwinner role suggests how vital it is to understand ... More


An international perspective

Kate Parkinson

in Family Group Conferences in Social Work: Involving Families in Social Care Decision Making

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447335801
eISBN:
9781447335856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335801.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter assesses family group conferences (FGCs) as an international model of decision-making. FGCs are used in at least 20 countries across the globe. They are internationally recognised as an ... More


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