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Robbie Gilligan

Robbie Gilligan is Professor of Social Work and Social Policy at Trinity College Dublin and associate director of the Children's Research Centre. He has written extensively on child care and foster care.

JKP publications by Robbie Gilligan

  1.  Team Parenting for Children in Foster Care

    Team Parenting for Children in Foster Care

    A Model for Integrated Therapeutic Care

    Jeanette Caw with Judy Sebba

    Team Parenting is a unique model of supporting children in care which involves foster carers and professionals working together to create stable and therapeutic foster placements. This book describes the model's key principles and interventions and includes ideas that will inform and improve foster carers' and professionals' work in any setting. Learn More
    2013, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 288pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-445-4
    2013, Ebook, ePUB, 288pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-820-6
  2.  Child Development for Child Care and Protection Workers

    Child Development for Child Care and Protection Workers

    Second Edition

    Brigid Daniel, Sally Wassell and Robbie Gilligan

    This is a classic text for students and practitioners in the child care and protection field which summarises important current thinking on child development and applies it directly to practice. The book covers key issues such as resilience and vulnerability and the impact of protective or adverse environments. Learn More
    2010, Paperback / softback, 9.69in x 6.81in / 246mm x 173mm, 288pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-068-5
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 288pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-245-7
  3.  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, £49.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-812-4
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 320pp, £49.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-389-8
  4. The Child's World

    The Child's World

    The Comprehensive Guide to Assessing Children in Need Second Edition

    Edited by Jan Horwath

    This new and updated edition of the best-selling book on assessing children in need and their families integrates practice, policy and theory to produce a comprehensive and multidisciplinary guide to all aspects of assessment. The Child's World explores the implications of recent legislation and national guidance for assessment practice. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 9.69in x 6.81in / 246mm x 173mm, 416pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-568-8
    2009, Ebook, ePUB, 416pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-183-2
  5.  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, £39.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-610-4
    2008, Ebook, ePUB, 320pp, £39.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-791-6
  6.  Family Support

    Family Support

    Direction from Diversity

    Edited by John Canavan, Pat Dolan and John Pinkerton

    The contributors to this topical volume explore the role of family support in promoting the welfare of children and their families. The book integrates concepts and experiences from an international perspective, different levels of analysis (society, community and family) and different loci of intervention. Learn More
    2000, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 240pp
  7.  Issues in Foster Care

    Issues in Foster Care

    Policy, Practice and Research

    Edited by Greg Kelly and Robbie Gilligan

    This book assesses the current state of foster care, the pressures which have shaped it and the challenges it faces. Arguing the importance of fostering within a coherent child care policy, the contributors examine the latest research into the delivery and support of foster care, and explore how these can be improved. Learn More
    1999, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 240pp