Working with Children, Families and Young People: Professional Dilemmas, Perspectives and Solutions
Author: Jim Dobson, Alexandra Melrose
Release Date: July 19, 2020
Bridging the gap between learning and the application of knowledge and skills in Early Years settings, this book addresses the nuanced complexities and challenges which students may face as they progress into professional practice. Built around the experiences of undergraduate students, solution-focussed chapters tackle contemporary issues such as safeguarding, new materialism, reflective practice, and working with refugee children, linking these to theoretical and philosophical models and drawing on undergraduate and practitioner insights.
Providing contextualised examples, insight into key issues, and application of theory to practice, this book offers incisive solutions to support the undergraduate journey into a career, with chapters covering topics such as:
Best practice as a practitioner creating a caring environment
Reflecting on practice to cultivate professional development
Working with and for marginalised children
Working with Children, Families and Young People is perfect for undergraduate students on Early Years and Childhood Studies courses, as well as other courses pertaining to working with children and young families, social work, and young communities.