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Working with Children, Young People and Families: Books

Library resources for students studying Children, Young People and Families

Finding books in the library

UoG Library book collections

Search Library Discovery for our print and eBooks. Results show the book location, organised on shelves by topic.

Remember to limit your search results to University of Gloucestershire to just display our own holdings.

Finding books with Library Discovery

Using our eBooks

eBook collections at UoG

UoG eBooks are available in Library Discovery. They can also be accessed via our eBook provider platforms.

The main eBook providers for the CYPF course are 

ProQuest eBook Central Videos

Library Discovery

New Books

Social Work and Human Development
Critical social work with children and families : theory, context and practice
Little Brains Matter
Supporting the Wellbeing of Children with SEND
Nurturing natures
Early Literacy for Under-Fives
The Conservative Governments and Social Policy
Why Children Need Joy
Explaining Mental Illness
Play and health in childhood
The Brain That Loves to Play
Strength-Based Practice with Children and Families
Low-Intensity Practice with Children, Young People and Families
Eating Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence
Raising the Nation
Adverse Childhood Experiences and Serious Youth Violence
Family Relationships in the Early Years
Education, equality and human rights : issues of gender, 'race', sexuality
The Simple Guide to Emotional Neglect
Slow Knowledge and the Unhurried Child
Partnership with Parents in Early Childhood Today
Children and Young People's Mental Health 2nd Edition
Key Concepts in Mental Health
Contemporary social problems in the UK: a comprehensive overview
Youth Justice
Key Themes in Health and Social Care
Children, Family and the State
Safeguarding Young People Beyond the Family Home
The Neuroscience of the Developing Child
Parents, Poverty and the State
Early Childhood Theories Today

Have a look at the full list of new resources for social work and social care.

Inter-Library Loan service

Book not in the library?

Use the Inter-Library Loan (ILL) service to obtain print books and chapters from print or electronic books not held by the university. The service is primarily for final year undergrad students, postgrads, researchers and academics. Staff and students have an initial allocation of free requests. More information is available in the Guide to Inter-Library Loans

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Main subject areas in the Library

Topic Shelf number
Child development 155.4
Children and young people 305.23
Early childhood education 372.21
Ethics 174
Families 306.85
Law 340-346
Mental health services 362.2
Poverty 362.5
Psychology 150-158
Social work 361.3
Social problems and services 360's
Sociology 301-306
Youth work 362.7083

Print books for the Children, Young People and Families course are held in the library at Oxstalls campus. You will find them on the second floor in the Sport Exercise and Health collection.

Each library book is given a shelf number according to the topics it covers. The majority of the books you will need to refer to are kept in the 300s – Social Sciences, but you will also find relevant materials in other parts of the library. Some key shelf numbers are: 

Books held at Park and FCH libraries will also be relevant. You can request these on Discovery and select to collect them at Oxstalls library.

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