Jan Horwath

Jan Horwath is Professor of Child Welfare at the University of Sheffield. She worked as a practitioner, trainer and manager in both voluntary and statutory social work settings before becoming an academic in 1995. She is author of Child Neglect: Identification and Assessment; Effective Staff Training in Social Care: From Theory to Practice with Tony Morrison; Working for Children on the Child Protection Register: An Inter-Agency Practice Guide with Martin Calder; and Making Links Across Specialisms: Understanding Modern Social Work Practice with Steven Shardlow.

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Effective staff training in social care: From theory to practice

Effective staff training in social care: From theory to practice

by Jan Horwath, Tony Morrison

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This work aims to provide a theoretical framework for training and professional development with particular emphasis on group learning in a social care context. It deals with the tensions and... (more)

Child Neglect: Identification and Assessment

Child Neglect: Identification and Assessment

by Jan Horwath

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Cases of child neglect raise complex assessment dilemmas. This important book explores these dilemmas considering the causes and effects of child neglect and the personal, professional and... (more)

The Child's World: The Comprehensive Guide to Assessing Children in Need: Second Edition

The Child's World: The Comprehensive Guide to Assessing Children in Need: Second Edition

Edited by Jan Horwath

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This expanded and updated second edition of The Child's World is the accessible and comprehensive multidisciplinary guide to assessing children in need and their families. The book not only provides... (more)

The Child's World, Third Edition: The Essential Guide to Assessing Vulnerable Children, Young People and Their Families

The Child's World, Third Edition: The Essential Guide to Assessing Vulnerable Children, Young People and Their Families

Edited by Jan Horwath, Dendy Platt

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This definitive textbook provides accessible information on best practice for assessing the needs and strengths of vulnerable children and their families. It explores the challenges that... (more)

The Child's Role

The Child's Role

by Jan Horwath

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Written for professionals involved in the assessment of children in need, this book is a comprehensive guide to recent developments in research and practice. It looks at the policy framework for... (more)

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