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Safeguarding and Protecting Children

Richards, Claire ORCID: (2014) Safeguarding and Protecting Children. In: Foundations of Early Childhood: Principles and Practice. Sage, London, pp. 265-282. ISBN 1446255298

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This chapter will:
Provide a theoretical understanding of safeguarding and protecting children within a legislative, policy and multi-agency framework.
Consider the implications for the early childhood practitioner in meeting the relationships with parents.
Emphasise the importance of the student/practitioner's critical reflective disposition in all aspects of their professional practice in safeguarding and protecting children.
Include strong recognition of the voice of the child towards ensuring that safeguarding and child protection practice is child-focused.
Consider some of the concerns or anxieties students and practitioners may have in the context of their perspectives and experiences of safeguarding and protecting children in an early years setting.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: safeguarding, protecting children, early years childhood, early years setting
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: College of Business, Psychology and Sport > School of Psychology
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Depositing User: Claire Richards
Date Deposited: 13 Mar 2018 12:57
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 17:21

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