A guide to the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) setting with a particular focus on social-, legal- and health-related issues within an Irish context. Discusses the emergence of the childcare profession and the legislation and policies that shaped its transformation, from pre-regulation times to the present day. Links child protection thinking and concepts directly to childcare practice, through the use of case studies and activities, to encourage understanding and good practice. Summarises current research into and guidelines for equality and diversity practice, focusing on their application in an ECCE setting. Defines child health and well-being and discusses them in the context of current policy, legislation, research and Siolta standards. Describes and applies to practice the role of the advanced early years practitioner and their professional development, using self-reflection and key interpersonal skills exercises. Case studies and 'In Practice' examples throughout illustrate the relationship between concepts and practice. WRITTEN FOR QQI Level 6 Early Childhood Care and Education (6M2007) and the following modules: 6N1945 Childhood Social, Legal & Health Studies 6N1944 Early Childhood Curriculum 6N1945 Supervision in Early Childhood Care 6N1946 Work Experience 6N1947 Work Practice
Current Legal Issues, like its sister volume Current Legal Problems (now available in journal format), is based upon an annual colloquium held at Univesity College London. Each year leading scholars from around the world gather to discuss the relationship between law and another discipline of thought. Each colloquium examines how the external discipline is conceived in legal thought and argument, how the law is pictured in that discipline, and analyses points of controversy in the use, and abuse, of extra-legal arguments within legal theory and practice. Law and Childhood Studies, the fourteenth volume in the Current Legal Issues series, offers an insight into the state of law and childhood studies scholarship today. Focussing on the inter-connections between the two disciplines, it addresses the key issues informing current debates.
A Complete Guide to Professional, Vocational and Academic Qualifications in the United Kingdom
Author: Kogan Page Editorial Staff
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
Category: Business & Economics
Now in its 44th edition, British Qualifications is the definitive one-volume guide to every qualification on offer in the United Kingdom. With full details of all institutions and organizations involved in the provision of further and higher education, this publication is an essential reference source for careers advisors, students and employers. It also includes a comprehensive and up-to-date description of the structure of further and higher education in the UK. The book includes information on awards provided by over 350 professional institutions and accrediting bodies, details of academic universities and colleges and a full description of the current framework of academic and vocational education. It is compiled and checked annually to ensure accuracy of information.
Treating the Lifetime Health Effects of Childhood Victimization:- reports on the latest research in both child maltreatment and health psychology/behavioral medicine and concisely outlines five critical pathways by which childhood abuse can negatively impact the health of your adult patients.-shows how each variable pertains to adult survivors, and then how it is related to health. Dozens of important studies are detailed and their implications for clinical practice set out clearly. The book focuses on health care settings, where health problems are most likely to surface. Both health care and mental health professionals will find clinical management guidelines of direct, practical use.
Peterson's six-volume Graduate and Professional Programs is the trusted source for accurate, up-to-date graduate program information. With complete details on more than 44,000 master, doctoral, and first-professional degree programs in 476 disciplines at more than 2,000 accredited colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada, this series is the perfect for students, acadmic advisors, administrators, researchers, scholars, professionals, and librarians.
The field of professional, academic and vocational qualifications is ever-changing. The new edition of this highly successful and practical guide provides thorough information on all developments. Fully indexed, it includes details on all university awards and over 200 career fields, their professional and accrediting bodies, levels of membership and qualifications. It acts as an one-stop guide for careers advisors, students and parents, and will also enable human resource managers to verify the qualifications of potential employees.
This guide contains listings for the most popular professions, covering over 13,000 programs in advertising, allied health, business, dentistry, education, health administration, human resources development, law, medicine, nursing, optometry, pharmacy, podiatry, public health, social work, veterinary medicine, and more.
`This collection...is outstanding. It has an excellent grasp of the field and students in fields of both social studies of childhood and children's rights and citizenship will gain a lot from reading and studying the book' - Jens Qvortrup, Professor of Sociology, University of Trondheim `Anyone who is concerned with citizenship should grapple with the thesis in this collection. This stimulating book will provoke discussion of what is involved in recognising that children are as much part of our society as adults' - Professor Michael Freeman, Editor of International Journal of Children's Rights Children and Citizenship offers a contemporary and critical approach to notions of children's citizenship. Drawing on different disciplinary perspectives and including contributions by leading scholars in the field, this book makes explicit connections between theoretical approaches, representations of childhood, the experiences of children themselves, legal instruments, policies and their implementation. Each chapter presents complex issues in an accessible way, helping readers to understand notions of children's citizenship that are embedded in contemporary debates. Children and Citizenship is an important and timely book and will be invaluable for undergraduate and postgraduate students across a wide number of disciplines, including health, social work, childhood studies, youth studies, education, law and social policy, together with policy-makers and practitioners in allied areas. Antonella Invernizzi is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Applied Social Sciences, Swansea University. Jane Williams is a former UK and Welsh Assembly government lawyer now based in the School of Law, Swansea University where she teaches Public Law, aspects of child law and children's rights