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Supporting Vulnerable Children in the Early Years

Supporting Vulnerable Children in the Early Years

Practical Guidance and Strategies for Working with Children at Risk

Edited by Pat Beckley. Foreword by Professor Chris Atkin

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This book provides early years practitioners with clear strategies for supporting vulnerable children. Tackling topics such as inequality, poverty and the attainment gap, experienced practitioners from the field set out practical advice for ensuring all children are given a positive foundation for their future lives.
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Paperback / softback
2019, 8.90in x 7.56in / 226mm x 192mm, 272pp
ISBN: 9781785922374


Exploring specific experiences, circumstances and events that can put children at risk, this book provides practical guidance for early years practitioners working with vulnerable children. It covers supporting children who are abused and neglected, those with special educational needs, children from ethnic minorities, those with emotional or health difficulties, children affected by poverty and children in care.

Each chapter draws on current research and theories to set out clear advice and strategies for supporting the wellbeing and development of vulnerable children, including working in partnership with parents, carers and communities.


'[This] book furthers our understanding, giving insights into children's worlds, while suggesting positive ways to support young children in society.'
- From the foreword by Professor Chris Atkin, Professor of Higher Education, School of Teacher Development, Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln