Child & Family Assessment in Social Work Practice


Sally Holland

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    This edition is dedicated to the memory of my father, David George Holland 1937–2006.


    I would like to thank the social workers, children and families who took part in the Coastal Cities research and subsequent research studies cited in the book. My many colleagues in the School of Social Sciences in Cardiff University are notably kind, supportive and helpful. MA social work students have been honest and supportive testers of the exercises in this book. I am grateful to the School of Social Work in the University of Michigan. I wrote the second edition while spending time as a visiting scholar there in the summer of 2009. I wish also to thank Jonathan, Annie, Gareth and Dafydd and my wider family for love and support.

    All names in case examples used in this book are pseudonyms and identifying features have been excluded or altered.

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