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Elaine Farmer

JKP publications by Elaine Farmer

  1. Inside Kinship Care

    Understanding Family Dynamics and Providing Effective Support

    Bob Broad, Sadie Young, Don Operario, Andrew Turnell, James Gleeson, Lucie Cluver, Erica Flegg, Jackie Wyke, Geraldine Crehan, Caroline Kuo, Anna Gough, Elaine Farmer, Nick Banks, Sarah Meakings, Paula Hayden, Tom Hawkins, John Simmonds, Graham Music, Susie Essex, Jeanne Ziminski, Amy O'Donohoe, Marilyn McHugh, David Pitcher

    This book takes an in-depth look at what goes on 'inside' kinship care. It explores the dynamics and relationships between family members involved in kinship care, and covers issues such as safeguarding, assessment, therapy, permanence and placement breakdown. It is essential reading for social workers, therapists, counsellors and psychologists. Learn More
    2013, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 264pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-346-4
    2013, Ebook, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 264pp
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-682-0
  2. Effective Working with Neglected Children and their Families

    Linking Interventions to Long-term Outcomes

    Elaine Farmer, Eleanor Lutman

    Using findings from a research study conducted over five years, this book gives an insight into current social care provision for children suffering from neglect. It highlights the complex and enduring needs of the children most likely to drop out of range of social care systems, and offers practical guidelines for reengaging children and services. Learn More
    2012, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 240pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-288-7
    2012, Ebook, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 240pp
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-609-7
  3. Improving Child and Family Assessments

    Turning Research into Practice

    Danielle Turney, Dendy Platt, Julie Selwyn, Elaine Farmer

    This book brings together findings from 10 years of UK research that shed light on different aspects of child and family assessment, examining the evidence for what works in promoting the best outcomes for children. It covers thresholds for assessment and intervention, what information should be collected, and assessments in different contexts. Learn More
    2011, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 256pp, £25.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-256-6
    2011, Ebook, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 256pp
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-553-3
  4. How Does Foster Care Work?

    International Evidence on Outcomes

    Nancy Sampson, Robert Flynn, Robbie Gilligan, Elaine Farmer, Eva Franzen, Lee Ann Murdock, CATHERINE ROLLER WHITE, Mónica López, Fred Wulczyn, Harriet Ward, Frank Lindblad, Anders Hjern, Robyn Marquis, Ronald Kessler, Lijun Chen, Jorge Fernandez del Valle, Tine Egelund, Piet Strijker, Peter Pecora, June Thoburn, Marie-Pierre Paquet, Irving Hwang, Lajla Knudsen, Kirk O'Brien, Ian Sinclair, Fiona Daly, Anne-Dorthe Hestbaeck, Bo VINNERLJUNG, E. Christopher Lloyd, Paul Delfabbro, James K Whittaker, Elizabeth Fernandez, Richard 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, £49.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-812-4
    2011, Ebook, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 320pp
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-389-8
  5. Kinship Care

    Fostering Effective Family and Friends Placements

    Elaine Farmer, Sue Moyers

    This book compares formal kinship care to traditional foster placements. The authors explore whether children placed with family and friends fare better or worse than other foster children, what services are provided and needed, and how kin care is experienced by carers, children and social workers. Learn More
    2008, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 256pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-631-9
    2008, Ebook, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 256pp
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-803-6
  6. Domestic Violence and Child Protection

    Directions for Good Practice

    Nicky Stanley, Cathy Humphreys, Lorraine Radford, Brian Littlechild, Kate Iwi, Elaine Farmer

    How do you respond simultaneously to the needs of adults experiencing domestic violence and the specific needs of their children? Domestic Violence and Child Protection explores the challenges of working effectively in this complex field and offers positive models for practice. Learn More
    2006, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 224pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-276-2
    2006, Ebook, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 224pp
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-476-2
  7. Fostering Adolescents

    Elaine Farmer, Sue Moyers, Jo Lipscombe

    Based on government-commissioned research and part of the Supporting Parents initiative, this book addresses each stage of the care process, from placement selection to leaving foster care. The authors consider which kinds of professional support at which stages make a difference, and the foster carer parenting skills that are crucial. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 256pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-227-4
    2004, Ebook, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 256pp
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-014-6