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Making Sense of Child and Family Assessment [electronic resource] : How to Interpret Children's Needs

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781843109235Series: Best Practice in Working with ChildrenPublication details: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2010.ISBN:
  • 9780857002983
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: No title; Print version:: Making Sense of Child and Family Assessment : How to Interpret Children's NeedsDDC classification:
  • 362.7
LOC classification:
  • HV713 .H383 2010
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Contents:
FRONT COVER; Making Sense of Child and Family Assessment: How to Interpret Children's Needs; Contents; Foreword; GLOSSARY; 1 Making Sense of Analysis; 2 Searching and Seeing in Assessment; 3 Building the Picture; 4 Developing Explanations; 5 Using Intuition Effectively; 6 The Child at the Centre; Chapter SevenDeveloping Practice in Analysis; BIBLIOGRAPHY; SUBJECT INDEX; AUTHOR INDEX; back cover
Summary: The application of assessment frameworks hinges on human qualities and skills which are naturally prone to bias and inconsistency. ""Making Sense of Child and Family Assessment"" aims to support workers in analysing and making sense of the information gathered, and increasing accuracy and empathy in assessing the needs and risks for vulnerable children and young people. This book offers best practice guidance on how to analyse information gathered during the assessment of children and young people and their families. Good assessments take time and need to be appropriately resourced. A range of
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FRONT COVER; Making Sense of Child and Family Assessment: How to Interpret Children's Needs; Contents; Foreword; GLOSSARY; 1 Making Sense of Analysis; 2 Searching and Seeing in Assessment; 3 Building the Picture; 4 Developing Explanations; 5 Using Intuition Effectively; 6 The Child at the Centre; Chapter SevenDeveloping Practice in Analysis; BIBLIOGRAPHY; SUBJECT INDEX; AUTHOR INDEX; back cover

The application of assessment frameworks hinges on human qualities and skills which are naturally prone to bias and inconsistency. ""Making Sense of Child and Family Assessment"" aims to support workers in analysing and making sense of the information gathered, and increasing accuracy and empathy in assessing the needs and risks for vulnerable children and young people. This book offers best practice guidance on how to analyse information gathered during the assessment of children and young people and their families. Good assessments take time and need to be appropriately resourced. A range of