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A Guide to Interviewing Children : Essential Skills for Counsellors, Police, Lawyers and Social Workers - Claire Wilson

A Guide to Interviewing Children

Essential Skills for Counsellors, Police, Lawyers and Social Workers

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Critical Social Work starts from the premise that a central goal of social work practice is social change to redress social inequality. Taking a critical theoretical approach, the authors explore the links between personal and social change. They confront the challenges for critical social work in the context of pressures to separate the personal from the political and in responding to the impact of changes in the socio-political, statutory and global contexts of practice. Critical Social Work has been revised to take into account recent social, economic and political developments. Coverage of theoretical frameworks has been substantially expanded and reflects current concerns such as evidence-based practice and human rights. The causes of people's marginalisation and oppression are examined in relation to class, race, ethnicity, gender and other forms of social inequality. New case study chapters on disability, older people, children, rurality, and violence and abuse are included.

About the Author

June Allan is Senior Lecturer in Social Work at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University. Linda Briskman holds the Dr. Haruhisa Handa Chair in Human Rights Education at Curtin University. Bob Pease is Chair of Social Work at Deakin University.

Tablesp. x
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introductionp. xii
Understanding a Child's Mindp. 1
Preparation and Planning of the Interviewp. 23
Essential Elements of the Interviewp. 41
Tailoring the Interview to the Child's Needsp. 69
Evaluating the Process and Outcome of an Interviewp. 89
Suggested Solutions to Boxesp. 112
References for Interviewing Different Cultural Groupsp. 123
Self-Assessment Formp. 125
Bibliographyp. 129
Indexp. 135
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ISBN: 9781864489132
ISBN-10: 1864489138
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 1st June 2001
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 13.4  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.26