Safeguarding Young People: Risk, Rights, Resilience and Relationships provides some critical tools to challenge practitioners and policy makers to be curious about the lived experiences of young people exposed to intra-familial and extra-familial risks and harm. It brings together leading scholars, researchers and experts by experience, to interrogate the impact of structural inequalities for understanding young people's experiences of harm. Comprehensive and insistent, this collection is essential reading for all those working in child welfare and safeguarding.
Safeguarding Young People: Risk, Rights, Resilience and Relationships is insightful and profound. It presents important perspectives on some of the risks and opportunities surrounding adolescence and puberty. In particular, centrality of trusting relationships in a changing world shines through. The contribution of two young adults who have themselves experienced professional support services makes this an essential read. Truly understanding and absorbing the negative impact for young people that emanates from stereotyping, discrimination and poverty remains a relevant and important message that is considered in this book. It brings essential learning and research findings to the table, assisting our quest to better understand safeguarding in a complex environment.