How social workers work with and communicate with children is a fundamental issue for children's services, and a recurrent theme in lessons from serious case reviews. This is a practical guide to this topical and key aspect of the social worker's role. Part of the Social Work Pocketbooks series published in association with Community Care, this engaging book gives practical advice and techniques based firmly in the real world of practice. Written by an experienced social worker and consultant, this handy book is clear and jargon free. It will be indispensible for any professionals engaged in communicating with children and young people. Joanna Nicolas has been a qualified social worker for 17 years and is an independent child protection consultant and trainer.