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  1. Parenting Traumatized Children with Developmental Differences

    Parenting Traumatized Children with Developmental Differences

    Strategies to Help Your Child's Sensory Processing, Language Development, Executive Function and Challenging Behaviours

    Dr. Sara McLean

    Experiencing trauma early in life can lead to changes in a child's social and cognitive skills. Dr Sara McLean explains how to help children who are coping with sensory and emotional regulation difficulties or struggling with language, communication or memory - in this comprehensive guide for foster carers and adoptive parents. Learn More
    Mar 2019, 176pp
  2. Children's Homes Revisited

    Children's Homes Revisited

    David Berridge and Isabelle Brodie

    In this book, based on a three-year national research study, the authors examine the changes in structure and use of residential child care services over the last ten years. They make a comprehensive analysis of the quality of care available and recommendations for policy, practice, and the future management of children's homes. Learn More
    1997, 250pp
  3. Next Steps in Parenting the Child Who Hurts

    Next Steps in Parenting the Child Who Hurts

    Tykes and Teens

    Caroline Archer

    Caroline Archer sets out to provide adoptive and foster parents with an understanding of the complex range of difficulties with which their children may struggle as a result of their early experience of adversity. She presents strategies to help parents deal with their youngsters' troubling behaviour, in what seems to them a hostile world. Learn More
    1999, Paperback / softback, 9.65in x 6.81in / 245mm x 173mm, 224pp, AU$33.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-802-1
    1999, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, AU$33.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-204-1
  4. First Steps in Parenting the Child who Hurts

    First Steps in Parenting the Child who Hurts

    Tiddlers and Toddlers Second Edition

    Caroline Archer

    A "must have" book for both adoptive parents and for those professionals who help adoptive families forge new family ties…the author, herself an adoptive parent, addresses a wide variety of very complex topics with a marked sensitivity to the varying needs of children who may have had a wide range of early life experiences. Learn More
    1999, Paperback / softback, 9.61in x 7.05in / 244mm x 179mm, 128pp, AU$34.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-801-4
    1999, Ebook, ePUB, 128pp, AU$34.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-184-6
  5. 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, 240pp
  6. Residential Child Care

    Residential Child Care

    International Perspectives on Links with Families and Peers

    Edited by Mono Chakrabarti and Malcolm Hill

    Reflecting current political and policy priorities, this book focuses on new developments designed to promote these family and network relationships. The book examines both care policies and individual schemes which involve families and other network members in the planning and care of children looked after in residential units or children's homes. Learn More
    1999, 248pp
  7. Permanent Family Placement for Children of Minority Ethnic Origin

    Permanent Family Placement for Children of Minority Ethnic Origin

    June Thoburn, Liz Norford and Stephen Parvez Rashid

    This book is based on the life accounts of 244 children of minority ethnic origin who were placed with predominantly white foster carers and adopters. The book provides a most interesting overview of the decision-making and planning processes that shape the placement in care of children of minority ethnic origin in the UK. Learn More
    2000, 224pp
  8. Children in Secure Accommodation

    Children in Secure Accommodation

    A Gendered Exploration of Locked Institutional Care for Children in Trouble

    Teresa O'Neill

    The author explores the circumstances and experiences of children in secure accommodation through an examination of their own stories and through the accounts of their social workers and the staff working at the secure units. From these narratives she draws conclusions on the meaning of being in a secure unit. Learn More
    2001, 320pp
  9. Public Inquiries into Abuse of Children in Residential Care

    Public Inquiries into Abuse of Children in Residential Care

    Brian Corby, Alan Doig and Vicki Roberts

    Public Inquiries into Abuse of Children in Residential Care contains a wealth of material derived from public inquiries that provides a key knowledge base for practitioners and those responsible for the provision of residential care for children. The authors set out their own recommendations for future public inquiries into residential abuse. Learn More
    2001, Paperback / softback, 8.94in x 6.14in / 227mm x 156mm, 240pp, AU$51.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-895-3
    2001, Ebook, PDF, 240pp, AU$51.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-171-9
  10. Children's Homes and School Exclusion

    Children's Homes and School Exclusion

    Redefining the Problem

    Isabelle Brodie

    this book highlights the significance of school exclusion as a pivotal process that has long-term negative effects not just on the individuals themselves but also for society as a whole. Drawing on individual accounts, the author demonstrates how aspects of the care system contribute to looked-after children being out of school. Learn More
    2001, Paperback / softback, 9.09in x 6.10in / 231mm x 155mm, 192pp, AU$49.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-943-1
    2001, Ebook, PDF, 192pp, AU$49.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-654-7

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