Resources for social care for children are scarce, and it is essential that they are used efficiently and to best effect. This important series draws on an extensive government-funded initiative into the costs and effects of services for children in difficulty. Titles in the series are essential reading for practitioners, policy makers and academics working in social care for children.
Series editor: Ian Sinclair
Consultant editor: Carolyn Davies
Managing Children's Homes focuses on leadership, effective management, the allocation of resources, and ensuring positive outcomes for young people in residential care. more »2007, Paperback: £25.00/ $49.95
Keywords: adoption, carers, child protection, children, children's rights, fostering, residential care, safeguarding children, social policy, social work
Care services for children depend on a limited supply of resources; it is vital that these are used to best effect. This book considers the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of these services and their contribution to children's well-being. more »2006, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
Subject: Health, Social Work and Social Care
Keywords: social care, social policy, social work