Underpinning knowledge for child care practice: reconsidering child development theory
Taylor, CP 2004, 'Underpinning knowledge for child care practice: reconsidering child development theory' , Child & Family Social Work, 9 (3) , pp. 225-235.Full text not available from this repository.
Child development theory has come to be regarded as essential underpinning knowledge for social work practice, a view reinforced by the current research-minded agenda. Practitioners are enjoined to acquire a more in-depth knowledge of child development but in this paper it is argued that this agenda requires more scrutiny if social workers are going to engage more meaningfully with the child development literature and use it in a critical and reflexive way in their practice. To this end some key messages drawn from critical approaches to developmental psychology, a literature to date largely unrecognized by social work, are examined for their relevance to practice.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Child development, critical approaches, developmental psychology, social work|
|Themes:||Subjects / Themes > H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman > HQ503 The family. Marriage. Home > HQ0767 Children. Child development|
Subjects / Themes > H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
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|Schools:||Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care|
Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work > Centre for Social Justice Research
|Journal or Publication Title:||Child & Family Social Work|
|Depositing User:||H Kenna|
|Date Deposited:||14 Jan 2009 15:40|
|Last Modified:||16 Mar 2012 16:06|
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