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Jennie Lindon is a bestselling Early Years author and Chartered Psychologist
Chapter 1: Safeguarding and child protection in the UK Law and guidance for safeguarding Changes in the child protection system Process and steps of safeguarding Chapter 2: Recognising abuse or neglect Emotional abuse Physical abuse Neglect Sexual abuse Chapter 3: Child protection in action Steps in dealing with concerns Signs of possible abuse or neglect Patterns of disclosure Chapter 4: Equality policy and safeguarding Key issues for gender and disability Cultural background and faith Cultural traditions that challenge protection Chapter 5: Policy, procedures and good practice Policies and procedures for safeguarding Safety and security Child protection and written records Chapter 6: Taking care of children and young people Physical care and nurture Skills of personal safety Troubles relationships with peers Chapter 7: Supporting children and families Working with parents to support children Child protection and the courts Family and children under stress
"This is a brilliant book and a godsend for anyone working in child care at any level. This will become the standard for child care -- it is quite simply the best book available anywhere on safeguarding children."
Michele Elliott OBE, Founder, Kidscape
Safeguarding children and young people will provide you with essential information to ensure high standards for child protection across early years settings, schools and play provision.
The book covers key legislation and guidance, with clear implications for practice. Full explanation of terms, examples to encourage reflection and scenarios all support a full understanding of this complex subject.
This new edition integrates recent developments over vetting and barring and brings readers up to date with changes in the system for safeguarding. New content reflects increased concern about health issues like childhood obesity and a safe approach to use of image technology on mobile phones. Practitioners are given the tools to address continuing dilemmas around partnership with families, the role of physical contact and how to blend safeguarding with best practice for equality.
Helps learners to understand fully the practical skills they need to ensure the safety of children in Early Years.