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Ten top tips for devising a care plan

| Erica Amende and Linda Patterson

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 considers some fundamental steps involved in devising a care plan.

Ten top tips for going to court

| Alexandra Conroy Harris

The Ten Top Tips series considers some of the fundamental themes in child care practice in concise, practical guides ideal for busy practitioners. This book looks at some steps that workers can take to get the most out of going to court – before, during and after the actual hearing.

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.

Ten top tips for making matches

| Jennifer Cousins

The Ten Top Tips series considers some of the fundamental themes in child care practice in concise, practical guides ideal for busy practitioners. This book considers the needs of both children and adults and explores how a balance in meeting both can be maintained during the matching process.

Ten top tips for placing children

| Hedi Argent

The Ten Top Tips series considers some of the fundamental themes in child care practice in concise, practical guides ideal for busy practitioners. This handy, practical guide explores the fundamentals in child placement with an emphasis on evidence from practice and experience. It provides clear and concise accounts of what works and what does not, and includes the views of children and families.

Ten top tips for placing disabled children

| Hedi Argent

The Ten Top Tips series considers some of the fundamental themes in child care practice in concise, practical guides ideal for busy practitioners. This book provides an essential checklist for anyone seeking the right new family for a disabled child.

Ten top tips for placing siblings

| Hedi Argent

The Ten Top Tips series considers some of the fundamental themes in child care practice in concise, practical guides ideal for busy practitioners. This book explores the different, often conflicting, principles involved in placing looked after brothers and sisters. Using a refreshingly child–centred approach it emphasises the importance of getting to know each individual child as well as considering the needs of the sibling group as a whole.

Ten top tips for preparing care leavers

| Henrietta Bond

The Ten Top Tips series considers some of the fundamental themes in child care practice in concise, practical guides ideal for busy practitioners. Based on the views and experiences of young people themselves, this book delivers a strong message – believe in and expect the best for every young person you work with and support them to achieve it – and provides advice and guidance on how to make this a reality.

Ten top tips on making introductions

| Lindsey Dunbar

The Ten Top Tips series considers some of the fundamental themes in child care practice in concise, practical guides ideal for busy practitioners. This book considers the roles of all involved, including the birth family and other children, as well as the purpose of introductions and will help workers to plan and manage good introductions.

Ten top tips on managing contact

| Henrietta Bond

The Ten Top Tips series considers some of the fundamental themes in child care practice in concise, practical guides ideal for busy practitioners. This accessible quick reference guide looks at some fundamental positive steps that can be taken to ensure that contact is a beneficial experience.