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A Guide to Child Protection and Case Management: Roles of social work and social care

Sudha Menon

243 pages
Arcler Education Inc
This book is a primer on child protection and case management. Using a multidisciplinary perspective with international relevance, the book explores some of the pertinent issues that have led to the changes in social work and social care with specific focus on child protection. The book conceptualises and defines the term child protection and its boundaries, narrates the role of parents, highlights the need for preventing systematic victimisation of children and offers clear understanding on the processes of intervention. The book will be a valuable resource for teachers, under graduate students and social work practitioners engaged in identifying and handling cases of child abuse and neglect.
Author Bio
Dr. Sudha Menon is a freelance consultant, researcher, activist and NGO professional based in India with more than 17 years of experience in social sector documentation and public policy research. She holds MA and PhD in Political Science from University of Kerala. Since 2009, she has been working for the economic empowerment of informal sector women workers in South Asia. She is the author of 12 books and many research papers published in reputed journals and magazines. Currently she serves as the Trust Council Member of ‘Citizens Rights Watch’, an international NGO based in London.