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Children exposed to parental substance misuse

| Edited by Rena Phillips

Many child protection cases today involve parental substance misuse. This collection provides a solid foundation for child care social work today, providing practitioners with the knowledge they need to understand the effects of parental substance misuse on children and how this, in turn, should affect how they plan for, assess, place and support those children.

Four essential guides to online safety

| Eileen Fursland

This bundle includes: Foster care and social networking - Social networking and contact - Facing up to Facebook - Social networking and you. Get these four essential guides to online safety for only £35 (£48.80 when purchased separately).

Looking after a young person who has been trafficked

| Eileen Fursland

This guide provides information on what may have happened to trafficked children and young people, how to assess and place these children, what to do if you are starting to look after a trafficked child, and how a young person who has been trafficked may behave. It is illustrated with case studies and quotations from young people who have themselves been trafficked, and who talk about their stories.

Spark learns to fly

| Judith Foxon

This engaging picture book, designed for use with young children, looks at the difficult issue of domestic violence and what this could mean for the children involved. Spark and Flame learn to understand why they had to leave home, why they cannot live with their birth parents any more, and to come to terms with their painful emotions.

Ten top tips for identifying neglect

| Pat Beesley

The Ten Top Tips series considers some of the fundamental themes in child care practice in concise, practical guides ideal for busy practitioners. This quick reference guide will help workers to consider their role in identifying and responding to child neglect.

The protectors' handbook

| Gerrilyn Smith

How much more effective would we be in working against child sexual abuse if every adult had the knowledge currently available only to professionals? This unique, unparalleled and groundbreaking book gives adults the vital information and skills needed to protect children in their day-to-day lives.