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Written for professionals working with children and young people who require support, assessment, or intervention at home or in school, this interdisciplinary book explores everything from the legislative background and foundations of ideas in the social sciences, to dealing with children's distress, fear, or special needs in professional practice. This book is an excellent resource for those who either work with children in CAMHS settings, social work, youth work, counseling, psychology, general education and special educational needs, or who are undertaking professional training in any of the above fields.

Young People and the Children's Workforce
Young people and the children's workforce

The differences of degree within his [sic] own species are of little significance compared with the possibilities of self-knowledge which would be occasioned by an encounter with a creature of similar structure but different origin. (Jung, 1957: 32)

Lesley

‘Lesley’ was referred to me many years ago by her headteacher when I was working as a local authority educational psychologist. She had only recently entered the school and indeed the family had moved together from another area many miles away – Lesley her siblings and her mother. She was in her reception year but was considered to have both learning and behaviour difficulties and the Special Needs Co-ordinator in the school (SENCO) wondered whether she might ...

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