TITLE

Child protection: responding to changing circumstances

PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Community Care;9/24/2009, Issue 1788, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how professionals, particularly those dealing with child protection cases, can respond to new and challenging information. Social workers need to employ a reflective, constantly self-critical approach and recognise that the ability to change their mind is imperative. Research says that in addition to being willing to challenge their own biases, social workers should, when necessary, demonstrate healthy scepticism and respectful uncertainty in their dealings with families.
ACCESSION #
44596859

 

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