Promoting children's wellbeing

Policy and practice

Edited by Janet Collins and Pam Foley

Promoting children's wellbeing
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Edited by Janet Collins and Pam Foley

Distributed for Policy Press at the University of Bristol

280 pages | © 2008
Paper $35.95 ISBN: 9781847420596 Published April 2008 For sale in North and South America only
'Promoting children's wellbeing' examines the wide-ranging and growing number of policies and practices which are intended to contribute to children's wellbeing. Topics include the development of children's identities, the value of play in the lives of contemporary children, the promotion of children's health, risk and staying safe, and family law. The contributors draw upon research and practice to analyse and examine the policies, services and practice skills needed for collaborative, effective and equitable work with children. It will be important reading for students, practitioners and academics working in a wide range of children's services across the UK.
Contents

Introduction

Pam Foley

 

1              Children and identity                     

                Victoria Cooper and Janet Collins

 

2              Children negotiating identities

                Sue Johnston-Wilder and Janet Collins

 

3              Health matters

                Pam Foley

 

4              Play matters

                Doug Springate and Pam Foley

 

5              Anxieties and risks

                Mark Gladwin and Janet Collins

 

6              Staying safe

                James Blewett and Pam Foley

 

7              Children, families and the law

                Michael Isles

 

Acknowledgements

 

Index

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