This collection provides a guide to the legal requirements surrounding children's rights. The book discusses the practicalities and problems of listening to the child in educational, social and health settings.
Table Of Contents:
Introduction: partnership with children - the advancing trend, Ronald Davie. Part 1 Professional perspectives: the law in relation to the wishes and feelings of the child, Michael Sherwin; listening to children in educational contexts, Irvine Gersch et al; a social work perspective, Peter Smith; eliciting children's views - the contribution of psychologists, Neil Hall; the voice of the child in mental health practice, Danya Glaser; learning to listen to children, Euan Ross. Part 2 Generic issues: listening to children with disabilities and special educational needs, Philippa Russell; listening to and communicating with very young children, Gillian Pugh and Dorothy Rouse Selleck; gender issues, Gill Gorell-Barnes; race and the child's perspective, Kedar N. Dwivedi.