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  1.  Therapeutic Residential Care for Children and Youth

    Therapeutic Residential Care for Children and Youth

    Developing Evidence-Based International Practice

    Edited by James K. Whittaker, Jorge F. del Valle and Lisa Holmes

    Definitive and wide-ranging, this international review of therapeutic residential child care covers the latest research on how it works, how much it costs compared with the outcomes it delivers and how to deliver this effective form of care for the most troubled children in public care. Learn More
    2014, Hardback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 392pp, $173.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-963-3
    2014, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 392pp, $55.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-792-9
    2014, Ebook, ePUB, 392pp, $55.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-833-6
  2.  How Does Foster Care Work?

    How Does Foster Care Work?

    International Evidence on Outcomes

    Edited by Elizabeth Fernandez and Richard P. Barth

    How Does Foster Care Work? is an international collection of empirical studies on the outcomes of children in foster care. Drawing on research and perspectives from leading international figures in children's services across the developed world, the book provides an evidence base for programme planning, policy and practice. Learn More
    2010, Hardback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 320pp, $97.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-812-4
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 320pp, $97.00
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-389-8
  3.  Costs and Consequences of Placing Children in Care

    Costs and Consequences of Placing Children in Care

    Harriet Ward, Lisa Holmes and Jean Soper

    This book gets to the bottom of the costs of care and provides an insight into how these variations in cost relate to differences in children's needs, and most importantly, whether higher costs reflect better services and better outcomes for children. Learn More
    2008, Hardback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 288pp, $84.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-273-1
    2008, Ebook, PDF, 288pp, $84.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-822-7
  4.  Young People's Transitions from Care to Adulthood

    Young People's Transitions from Care to Adulthood

    International Research and Practice

    Edited by Mike Stein and Emily R. Munro

    In this book leading academics gather together the latest research relating to the transition of young people leaving care, outlining and comparing the range of legal and policy frameworks, welfare regimes and innovative practice across 16 countries. The book also highlights the variations that exist between different groups leaving care. Learn More
    2008, Hardback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 320pp, $78.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-610-4
    2008, Ebook, ePUB, 320pp, $78.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-791-6
  5.  Babies and Young Children in Care

    Babies and Young Children in Care

    Life Pathways, Decision-making and Practice

    Harriet Ward, Emily R. Munro and Chris Dearden

    Babies and Young Children in Care examines why babies enter care or accommodation and why securing their long-term future can be a lengthy process. It analyses the circumstances, characteristics and experiences of these young children before, during and after being looked after, including reasons for changes of carer and placement disruptions. Learn More
    2006, Hardback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 160pp, $86.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-272-4
    2006, Ebook, PDF, 160pp, $86.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-478-6

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