Common errors of reasoning in child protection work.

@article{Munro1999CommonEO,
  title={Common errors of reasoning in child protection work.},
  author={E. Munro},
  journal={Child abuse & neglect},
  year={1999},
  volume={23 8},
  pages={
          745-58
        }
}
  • E. Munro
  • Published 1999
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Child abuse & neglect
  • OBJECTIVE Repeated public inquiries into child abuse tragedies in Britain demonstrate the level of public concern about the services designed to protect children. These inquiries identify faults in professionals' practice but the similarities in their findings indicate that they are having insufficient impact on improving practice. This study is based on the hypothesis that the recurrent errors may be explicable as examples of the typical errors of human reasoning identified by psychological… CONTINUE READING
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