Safeguarding in Social Work Practice: A Lifespan Approach

Caroline Kelly, Charlotte Chisnell

Research output: Book/ReportBook


Safeguarding is a serious and complex area of social work practice and for all students, demonstrating an understanding of important safeguarding theory, law, policy and skills for practice is essential. Students need to understand what safeguarding is and means across the life course, and this new text brings together common themes and knowledge in safeguarding across children, young people and adult social work to do just that. This approach will encourage students to approach the subject from a holistic perspective, helping them develop their understanding of core themes and transferable skills for practice.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherSAGE Publications Ltd
Number of pages224
ISBN (Print)978-1-47391-954-9
Publication statusPublished - 16 Mar 2016


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