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May 15, 2011

Duncan Helm. Focuses on how practitioners carry out analysis in child care family assessments. Theories of judgement are applied to help understand the processes through which practitioners make sense of information in assessments. In particular the presentation focuses on the nature of judgements made under pressures of time and conditions of uncertainty. Frameworks for practice are considered and contemporary literature is explored to identify what helps and what hinders accurate, empathetic assessments of risk and need in child welfare and protection.

Recorded Scottish Child Care and Protection Network. Contemporary issues in child protection seminar, Perth Concert Hall.

Music Credit: Increase the Dosage by Revolution void