Safeguarding Children and Young People

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August 2007



This book has been specifically written for the nursing and midwifery community and aims to provide a better understanding of the theory, policy and practice of safeguarding children.


Catherine Powell, lecturer in nursing at the University of Southampton, is a qualified general nurse, childrens nurse and health visitor. Her main professional interests lie in the area of social paediatrics, particularly the impact of child maltreatment on child health. She is a supporter of childrens rights and the campaigns to end physical punishment of children. In September 2001, Catherine was awarded a PhD for a multi-professional study into early indicators of child abuse and neglect. The study was partially supported by a Smith and Nephew Nursing Research Fellowship. More recently she has recently completed a review of the identification and management of non-accidental head injuries in young children, sponsored by Hope (Wessex Medical Trust). In addition to her lectureship, Catherine holds an Honorary Contract with Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust, where she supports the work of the Named Nurse/Child Protection Nurse Specialist. At a national level, Catherine is a reviewer for the Journal of Advanced Nursing, the British Journal of Nursing and Child Abuse Review. She has held office on the Conference Committee of the British Association for the Study and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (BASPCAN) and has been elected to serve on the Royal College of Nursing Child Protection Forum. Internationally, Catherine has links with the Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, Oklahoma, USA. She has published and presented her work to a variety of professional audiences.
EAN: 9780335220281
ISBN: 0335220282
Untertitel: A Guide for Nurses and Midwives. Illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Open University Press
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2007
Seitenanzahl: 224 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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