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New releases: Safeguarding, Attachment and Appreciative Inquiry

28 September 2015

Leaders' Briefing: Safeguarding in light of the Care ActOur new publications support changes to safeguarding in the wake of the Care Act, explore how understanding your own and others’ attachment styles can improve practice, and examine how adopting an Appreciative Inquiry approach can be valuable to assist assessment and decision-making.


 

Leaders’ Briefing: Safeguarding in light of the Care Act

Leaders' Briefing: Safeguarding in light of the Care ActSix months after the Care Act came into force, Professor Michael Preston-Shoot looks at the way it has altered safeguarding, and shares the experiences of local authorities who are leading the way in forging multi-agency partnerships. He also identifies how to incorporate new areas of practice into safeguarding - including self-neglect, domestic abuse and modern slavery.

Who’s it for: Senior leaders responsible for safeguarding services, practitioners who want to understand the broader picture and elected members (councillors) responsible for Adult Services.

Paperback price: £10.00 (no VAT to pay)
Download price: £12.00 (includes VAT)

Individual subscribers receive 50% off the full price of paperback publications. RiPfA Partners can download publications as part of their membership and receive a discount on paperback copies. NCF members also receive a discount on paperback copies.

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Practice Tool: Appreciative Inquiry in safeguarding adults

Practice Tool: Appreciative Inquiry in safeguarding adultsAppreciative Inquiry helps us to analyse situations, make decisions, formulate and implement effective action plans for change. This method can be used by anyone working in safeguarding, giving practitioners the confidence to know they are making good decisions grounded in evidence and best practice.

Who’s it for: Appreciative Inquiry is applicable across a range of areas. This approach can be used by everyone, but will be particularly useful for practitioners and managers within safeguarding teams, as well as Safeguarding Adult Boards.

Paperback price: £6.00 (no VAT to pay)
Download price: £7.20 (includes VAT)

Individual subscribers receive 50% off the full price of paperback publications. RiPfA Partners can download publications as part of their membership and receive a discount on paperback copies. NCF members also receive a discount on paperback copies.

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Frontline Briefing: Adult attachment

Frontline Briefing: Adult attachmentAttachment theory is gaining increasing recognition as a valuable tool to support social work with adults. It helps us to understand how attachment patterns evolve through past relationships and the impact these have on current and future behaviours and relationships, including parenting and caregiving. This guidance will support practitioners in direct work with adults as well as in the workplace.

Who’s it for: Everyone who works directly with adults.

Paperback price: £12.00 (no VAT to pay)
Download price: £14.40 (includes VAT)

Individual subscribers receive 50% off the full price of paperback publications. RiPfA Partners can download publications as part of their membership and receive a discount on paperback copies. NCF members also receive a discount on paperback copies.

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Related events:

Webinar: Safeguarding in light of the Care Act

4 November, online, 12-1pm

Dr Adi Cooper leads this interactive webinar looking at local authorities' experience of leading effective safeguarding with the new requirements of the Care Act. We will be discussing common issues and sharing information from practice on what is working effectively in this area.

Aimed at: Practitioners and managers involved in safeguarding adults.

Webinar price: £30 (no VAT to pay)

Individual subscribers receive 25% off webinar places. RiPfA Partners have event places included as part of membership.

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