"In a series of thoughtful and thought provoking, well argued, chapters this book brings together academic perspectives with practice experience to stimulate the thinking of children's service professionals, LSCB partners and policy makers alike." --Martin Pratt, Corporate Director, Children & Learning, Luton Borough Council
"A thoughtful and insightful selection of articles examining the way forward." --Detective Superintendent Martin Lakeman, Head of Public Protection, West Mercia Police
"In this timely volume Maggie Blyth and Enver Solomon have brought together experts in the field to assist in meeting current challenges in child safeguarding. Although they raise almost as many questions as answers they assist in pointing the way towards the shift in thinking required to develop better ways of protecting children in future." --Sarah Andrews, Director of Nursing and Quality, NHS Kent and Medway
About the Author
Maggie Blyth is Independent Chair of Kent Safeguarding Children Board. She has been a member of the Parole Board for England and Wales since 2005 and the UK Health Professions Council since 2010. Prior to this she was senior policy adviser to the Youth Justice Board. Enver Solomon is director of Policy and Public Affairs at the Children's Society. He has extensive experience of lobbying government and influencing policy to improve outcomes, particularly for the most disadvantaged children.