Developing Services for Young People in Crisis

This is a training resource which specifies policies, administrative structures and professional practices aimed at helping seriously disadvantaged young people either known to, or in the care of, local authorities or voluntary organizations. The experiences of Westminster Social Services are used as an illustrative case study. The book has the backing of the NACRO and the Children's Society. The experiences of Westminster Social Services are chronicled and documented, providing practical guidelines and the contributors include Chris Gostick, Director of Westminster Social Services Department. The book should be of interest to social workers, general practitioners, health visitors, law professionals, teachers, the police, child psychiatrists, child psychotherapists and paediatricians.