Child Protection

WOODSLANE PRESSSKU: 9781925868319

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Prof. Freda Briggs
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Imprint: WOODSLANE PRESS
Author:
Prof. Freda Briggs
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About the Author

<p>Professor Freda Briggs AO, wrote several books on Child Protection, a subject about which she was passionate. She had a long history of employment in child protection as a lecturer and researcher, former teacher, child protection police officer and social worker and, finally, as Emeritus Professor of Child Development at the University of South Australia. Professor Briggs received the Order of Australia (2005), the Inaugural Australian Humanitarian Award, the Centenary Medal, a Rotary International Award and numerous other awards and was Senior Australian of the Year (2000) for her pioneering work in protecting children.</p><br>

Table of Content

<p>1  An introduction to child protection</p><br><br><p>2  Politics involved in child protection</p><br><br><p>3  Child protection and the role of professionals</p><br><br><p>4  Emotional abuse and neglect</p><br><br><p>5  Children who live with family violence</p><br><br><p>6  The physical abuse of children</p><br><br><p>7  Neglected children</p><br><br><p>8  What you need to know about child sexual abuse</p><br><br><p>9  What you need to know about child sex offenders</p><br><br><p>10 Children who engage in inappropriate sexual behaviours</p><br><br><p>11 Protection programmes in schools</p><br><br><p>12 Homeless children and young people</p><br><br><p>13 Safe student exchanges</p><br><br><p>14 Abused children and the courts</p><br>

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