The second edition of this comprehensive guide has been thoroughly revised in line with the latest legislation, particularly in the areas of child protection, day-care standards, SEN standards and disability rulings. As before Janet Kay focuses on the following issues: Children's rights. Children's safety. Anti-discriminatory practice. Equality. Confidentiality. Reflective practice. She also deals with the dilemmas that can arise from implementing such good practice. An invaluable aid to all childcare courses, this guide provides students with case studies and exercises that will help them develop and demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the subject.
Janet Kay is a qualified social worker and lecturer in Early Childhood Studies at Sheffield Hallam University. She has written numerous books for Continuum, including Protecting Children and Teaching Assistant's Handbook.