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Approaches to Needs Assessment in Children's Services

Ward, H and Rose, Wendy eds. (2002). Approaches to Needs Assessment in Children's Services. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

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Abstract

Examining the assessment of need in children's services this book addresses the full spectrum of practice, policy and research developments in the field. The contributors include leading academics, policy makers and senior practitioners who generate a broad-based holistic approach to the assessment of children in need. They show how needs assessment in children's services can be used to tackle problems such as low achievement, mental ill-health and social exclusion at both individual and strategic levels.

Approaches to the Assessment of Need in Children's Services will enable service managers and practitioners to respond effectively to the increasing pressure to monitor outcomes and effectiveness in child care work, and to improve and coordinate children's welfare service provision at individual and community levels and provides an indispensable overview and analysis for anyone working or studying in child welfare and social care.

Item Type: Edited Book
Copyright Holders: 2002 Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1-85302-780-4, 978-1-85302-780-2
Keywords: Child care ; Evaluation ; Child health services ; Services for children ; Needs assessment
Academic Unit/Department: Health and Social Care
Item ID: 18400
Depositing User: Katy Gagg
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2009 10:19
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 20:37
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/18400
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