Resources

C4EO Safeguarding Knowledge Review and Briefings 2009-2010
Effective practice to protect children living in ‘highly resistant’ families knowledge review March 2010. C4EO: London. Click here to view more information.

Briefing 1: Effective interventions where there are concerns about, or evidence of a child suffering significant harm. C4EO: London. Click here to view more information.

Briefing 2: What are the key questions for audit of child protection systems and decision-making? C4EO: London. Click here to view more information.

Briefing 3: The oversight and review of cases in the light of challenging circumstances and new information: how do people respond to new (and challenging) information? C4EO: London. Click here to view more information.

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Serious or Significant Case Review Analyses 2005-2012 (England & Scotland) and international texts on the ecology of child maltreatment
Brandon M, Bailey S, Belderson P, Gardner R, Sidebotham P, Dodsworth J, Warren C, Black J. 2009. Understanding serious case reviews and their impact. A biennial analysis of serious case reviews 2005-07. DCSF Publications: Nottingham. Click here to view more information.

Brandon M, Sidebotham P, Bailey S, Belderson P, Hawley C, Ellis C and Megson M. 2012. New Learning from Serious Case Reviews: A two year report for 2009-2011. DFE-RR226. Department for Education. Click here to view more information.

Brandon M, Bailey S, Belderson P. 2010. Building on the learning from serious case reviews: a two-year analysis of child protection database notifications 2007-2009. DFE-RR040. Click here to view more information.

Brandon M, Sidebotham P, Bailey S, Belderson P. 2011. A study of recommendations arising from serious case reviews 2009-10. DFE-RR157. Department for Education. Click here to view more information.

Brandon M, Sidebotham P, Ellis C Bailey S, Belderson P. 2011. Child and family practitioners' understanding of child development: lessons learnt from a small sample of serious case reviews. DFE-RR110. Department for Education. Click here to view more information.

Cicchetti D, Valentino K. 2006. An Ecological Transactional Perspective on Child Maltreatment: Failure of the Average Expectable Environment and its Influence on Child Development, in D. Cicchetti & D.J. Cohen (Eds.) Developmental Psychopathology (2nd ed.): Risk, Disorder and Adaptation (Vol. 3). Wiley: New York. Click here to view more information.

Ofsted 2010.Learning lessons from serious case reviews 2009-10.Click here to view more information.

Ofsted 2011.The voice of the child: learning lessons from serious case reviews.Click here to view more information.

Ofsted 2011.Ages of concern: learning lessons from serious case reviews: a thematic report of Ofsted's evaluation of serious case reviews from 1 April 2007 to 31 March 2011.Click here to view more information.

Sroufe LA, Egeland B, Carlson EA, Collins WA. 2005. The Development of the Person. The Minnesota Study of Risk and Adaptation from Birth to Adulthood. The Guilford Press: New York and London. Click here to view more information.

Vincent S. 2010. Learning from Child Deaths and Serious Abuse in Scotland. Dunedin Academic Press Ltd: Edinburgh. Click here to view more information.

Vincent S, Petch A. 2012. Audit and Analysis of Initial and Significant Case Reviews. The Scottish Government: Edinburgh. Click here to view more information.

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Leadership in Children’s Services: Organisational Culture & Climate
Cooper, A, Hetherington, R., Katz, I. 2003. The Risk Factor. Making the child protection system work for children. London: Demos. Click here to view more information.

Lownsbrough H, O'Leary D. 2005. The Leadership Imperative. Reforming children's services from the ground up. London: Demos. Click here to view more information.

Ofsted 2012. High expectations, high support and high challenge. Protecting children more effectively through better support for front-line social work practice. Click here to view more information.

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Emotions, communication and relationships in child protection practice
Collins S. 2009. Statutory Social Workers: Stress, Job Satisfaction, Coping, Social Support and Individual Differences. British Journal of Social Work. 38: 1173-1193. Click here to view more information.

Ferguson H. 2006. Liquid Social Work: Welfare Interventions as Mobile Practices. British Journal of Social Work: 1-19. Click here to view more information.

Ferguson H. 2011. Child Protection Practice. Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke. Click here to view more information.

Forrester D, Kershaw S, Moss H, Hughes L.2008. Communication skills in child protection: how do social workers talk to parents? Child and Family Social Work. 13(1): 41-51. Click here to view more information.

Jones J. 2003. The Climbié Inquiry: what being ‘mindful’ in child protection really means in practice. childRIGHT. 194: 3-4. Click here to view more information.

Morrison T. 2007. Emotional Intelligence, Emotion and Social Work: Context, Characteristics, Complications and Contribution. British Journal of Social Work. 27: 245-263. Click here to view more information.

Reder P, Duncan S. 2003. Understanding Communication in Child Protection Networks. Child Abuse Review, 12(2): 82-100. Click here to view more information.

Ruch G. 2011. Where Have All the Feelings Gone? Developing Reflective and Relationship-Based Management in Child-Care Social Work. British Journal of Social Work. 1-18. Click here to view more information.

Stanley J, Goddard C. 2002. In the Firing Line: Violence and Power in Child Protection Work. Wiley: Chichester. Click here to view more information.

Taylor H, Beckett C, McKeigue B. 2008. Judgements of Solomon: anxieties and defences of social workers involved in care proceedings. Child and Family Social Work. 13: 23-31. Click here to view more information.

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Reasoning, hypothesis formulation and analysis in child protection work
Dalzell R, Sawyerr E. 2007. Putting Analysis in Assessment: Undertaking Assessments of Need. National Children’s Bureau: London. Click here to view more information.

Munro E. 1999. ‘Common errors of reasoning in child protection work’. Child Abuse and Neglect, 23 (8): 745-58. Click here to view more information.

Munro E. 2008. Effective child protection Sage Publications: London. Click here to view more information.

Reder P, Duncan S. 1999. Lost Innocents: a Follow-up Study of Fatal Child Abuse, Routledge: London. Click here to view more information.

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Domestic Abuse
Buckley H, Holt S, Whelan S. 2007. Listen to me! Children’s experiences of domestic violence. Child Abuse Review. 16 (5): 296-310. Click here to view more information.

Houghton C. 2008 in C Humphreys, C Houghton & J Ellis Literature Review: Better Outcomes for Children and Young People Experiencing Domestic Abuse – Directions for Good Practice. The Scottish Government: Edinburgh. Click here to view more information.

Lapierre S. 2010. Striving to be ‘Good’ Mothers: Abused Women’s Experiences of Mothering. Child Abuse Review. 19 (5): 342-357. Click here to view more information.

Mullender A, Hague G, Imam U, Kelly L, Malos E, Regan L. 2002. Children’s Perspectives on Domestic Violence. Sage publications: London. Click here to view more information.

Scottish Women’s Aid. 2010. Information Briefings for Practitioners on Domestic Abuse. Click here to view more information.

Sharp C, Jones J. 2011. Children living with domestic abuse. Research Briefing. Stirling: Scottish Child Care and Protection Network. Click here to view.

Sharp C, Jones J. 2011. "We thought they didn’t see" Cedar in Scotland - Children and Mothers Experiencing Domestic Abuse Recovery. Evaluation Report. Edinburgh: Scottish Women’s Aid and Research for Real Ltd. Click here to view.

Stafford A, Smith C. 2009. Practical Guidance on Consulting, Conducting Research and Working in Participative Ways with Children and Young People Experiencing Domestic Abuse. Edinburgh: Scottish Government. Click here to view more information.

Williamson E. 2012. Domestic Abuse and Military Families: The Problem of Reintegration and Control. British Journal of Social Work. 42: 1371-1387. Click here to view.

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Child Neglect
Action for Children. 2011. Neglecting the Issue: impact, causes and responses to child neglect in the UK. Click here to view more information.

Crittenden P. M. 1999. ‘Child Neglect. Causes and contributions’ in H. Dubowitz Ed. Neglected Children. Research, Practice and Policy. Thousand Oaks, CA & London: Sage Publications. Click here to view more information.

Government of Western Australia Department for Child Protection, Turnell A. 2011. The Signs of Safety Child Protection Practice Framework. 2nd edition. Click here to view more information.

Howe D. 2005. Child Abuse and Neglect. Basingstoke: Palgrave McMillan. Click here to view more information.

Jones J, Gupta A. 2003. 'Neglect and its impact on child welfare' in M J Bannon and Y H Carter (Eds.) Protecting Children from Abuse and Neglect in Primary Care. Oxford University Press, General Practice Series: Oxford. Click here to view more information.

Polnay L, Srivastava O P. The Graded Care Profile – a tool for assessing child neglect.. Click here to view more information.

Stevenson O. 2007. Neglected Children and their Families. 2nd edition. London: Routledge. Click here to view more information.

Turnell A, Edwards S. 1999. Signs of Safety A Solution and Safety Oriented Approach to Child Protection Casework. W.W. Norton & Co. Click here to view more information.

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Reflective Practice
Fook J, Gardner F. 2007 Practising Critical Reflection. A Resource Handbook. Open University Press: Maidenhead. Click here to view more information.

Jones, J, Gallop, L. 2003b. No Time to Think: Protecting the Reflective Space in Children’s Services. Child Abuse Review. 12: 101-106. Click here to view more information.

Jones, J, Gallop, L. 2003b. No Time to Think: Protecting the Reflective Space in Children’s Services. Child Abuse Review. 12: 101-106. Click here to view more information.

Ruch G. 2007. Reflective Practice in Child Care Social Work: the Role of Containment. British Journal of Social Work. 37: 659-680. Click here to view more information.

Schön D A. 1987. Educating the Reflective Practitioner. Jossey-Bass: San Francisco. Click here to view more information.

Schön D A. 1991. The Reflective Practitioner. How Professionals Think in Action. Avebury, Ashgate Publishing: Aldershot. First published in 1983 by Basic Books: New York. Click here to view more information.

White S, Fook J, Gardner F. 2006. Critical Reflection in Health and Social Care. Open University Press: Maidenhead. Click here to view more information.

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Action learning and action research
Coghlan D, Brannick T. 2009. Doing Action Research in Your Organization. 3rd edition. Sage: London. Click here to view more information.

Kember D. 2000. Action Learning and Action Research. Improving the Quality of Teaching and Learning. Kogan Page: London. Click here to view more information.

McGill I, Brockbank A. 2004. The Action Learning Handbook. RoutledgeFalmer: Abingdon. Click here to view more information.

Reason P, Bradbury-Huang H. 2007. The SAGE Handbook of Action Research: Participatory Inquiry and Practice. Sage: London. Click here to view more information.

Sharp C. 2005. The Improvement of Public Sector Delivery: Supporting Evidence Based Practice Through Action Research. Edinburgh: Scottish Executive. Click here to view more information.

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Links
SCIE Athens - how to access electronic journals
Social Care Online
Research in Practice
Living Educational Theory Approach to Action Research
Research for Real, Edinburgh
Getting it right for every child (GIRFEC)
Department for Education
Munro Review of Child Protection
Professor Eileen Munro talking about child protection, February 2011
Royal Holloway College, University of London
Scottish Women’s Aid
Voice against Violence
Preventing Violence against Women
Scotland Research Briefings