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  1. Foster Carers

    Foster Carers

    Why They Stay and Why They Leave

    Ian Sinclair, Ian Gibbs and Kate Wilson

    Foster carers look after two-thirds of the children cared for by English local authorities at any one time. The recruitment and retention of these carers is one of these authorities' central concerns. Against this background, this book examines the joys and strains of fostering, the support carers want and need, and the reasons why they foster. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.22in / 233mm x 158mm, 192pp, AU$49.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-172-7
    2004, Ebook, PDF, 192pp, AU$49.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-066-5
  2. Fostering Adolescents

    Fostering Adolescents

    Elaine Farmer, Sue Moyers and 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, 9.06in x 6.14in / 230mm x 156mm, 256pp, AU$58.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-227-4
    2004, Ebook, PDF, 256pp, AU$58.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-014-6
  3. Foster Placements

    Foster Placements

    Why They Succeed and Why They Fail

    Ian Sinclair, Kate Wilson and Ian Gibbs

    Based on exhaustive research, the authors discuss the primary concerns in foster placement planning, considering the high frequency of placement breakdowns, their impact on the child's behaviour and school performance, and the challenges this places on foster families. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 6.18in / 216mm x 157mm, 272pp, AU$56.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-173-4
    2004, Ebook, ePUB, 272pp, AU$56.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-067-2
  4. The Child's Own Story

    The Child's Own Story

    Life Story Work with Traumatized Children

    Richard Rose and Terry Philpot

    The authors explain the concepts of attachment, separation, loss and identity, using these contexts to describe how to use techniques such as family trees, wallpaper work, and eco- and geno-scaling. They offer guidance on interviewing relatives and carers, and how to gain access to key documentation, including social workers' case files. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.06in / 232mm x 154mm, 160pp, AU$36.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-287-8
    2004, Ebook, ePUB, 160pp, AU$36.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-056-6
  5. Fostering Now

    Fostering Now

    Messages from Research

    Ian Sinclair

    This book identifies the most significant challenges currently faced by foster care and draws out the key messages for policy and practice. It offers important insights into the state of foster care today, and suggests how it can be improved in future. This book is essential reading for social workers, policy makers, academics and foster carers. Learn More
    2005, Paperback / softback, 11.61in x 8.35in / 295mm x 212mm, 176pp, AU$45.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-362-2
    2005, Ebook, PDF, 176pp, AU$45.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-137-2
  6. Foster Children

    Foster Children

    Where They Go and How They Get On

    Ian Sinclair, Claire Baker, Kate Wilson and Ian Gibbs

    This book analyses the outcomes of a large-scale study of foster children in the UK. It includes individual case studies and draws extensively on the views of foster children themselves. The book provides a wealth of findings, many of them new and challenging and offers positive and practical recommendations. Learn More
    2005, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.18in / 232mm x 157mm, 288pp, AU$57.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-278-6
    2005, Ebook, ePUB, 288pp, AU$57.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-136-5
  7. Supporting Children in Public Care in Schools

    Supporting Children in Public Care in Schools

    A Resource for Trainers of Teachers, Carers and Social Workers

    John Holland and Catherine Randerson

    This is a training package designed for delivery to all professionals supporting young people who are in public care. Based on collaborative multi-agency and multi-professional work with psychologists, teachers and social workers, the training pack includes photocopiable material and instructions for more than a dozen training sessions. Learn More
    2005, Paperback / softback, 11.69in x 8.31in / 297mm x 211mm, 144pp, AU$75.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-325-7
    2005, Ebook, PDF, 144pp, AU$75.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-146-4
  8. Leaving Care

    Leaving Care

    Throughcare and Aftercare in Scotland

    Jo Dixon and Mike Stein

    How can social workers best support young people as they make the transition from care to independent living? This authoritative study investigates the successes and failures of care services for young people, identifying factors that hinder effective transition from care and the types of support that help to promote positive life choices. Learn More
    2005, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.22in / 233mm x 158mm, 192pp, AU$55.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-202-1
    2005, Ebook, PDF, 192pp, AU$55.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-242-3
  9. Young People in Care and Criminal Behaviour

    Young People in Care and Criminal Behaviour

    Claire Taylor

    Society holds a mistaken perception that links children in public care with criminal activity. This book addresses the lack of evidence supporting this potentially damaging assumption, analysing past research, critically examining current policy and combining theoretical insights from the disciplines of childcare and criminology. Learn More
    2005, Paperback / softback, 0.04in x 0.04in / 1mm x 1mm, 208pp, AU$49.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-169-7
    2005, Ebook, ePUB, 208pp, AU$49.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-445-8
  10. 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, 9.25in x 6.26in / 235mm x 159mm, 160pp, AU$102.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-272-4
    2006, Ebook, PDF, 160pp, AU$102.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-478-6

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