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Elaine Farmer

JKP publications by Elaine Farmer

  1. Inside Kinship Care

    Inside Kinship Care

    Understanding Family Dynamics and Providing Effective Support

    Edited by 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, 8.94in x 6.02in / 227mm x 153mm, 264pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-346-4
    2013, Ebook, ePUB, 264pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-682-0
  2. Effective Working with Neglected Children and their Families

    Effective Working with Neglected Children and their Families

    Linking Interventions to Long-term Outcomes

    Elaine Farmer and 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, 8.94in x 6.02in / 227mm x 153mm, 240pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-288-7
    2012, Ebook, ePUB, 240pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-609-7
  3. Improving Child and Family Assessments

    Improving Child and Family Assessments

    Turning Research into Practice

    Danielle Turney, Dendy Platt, Julie Selwyn and 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, 9.02in x 6.02in / 229mm x 153mm, 256pp, £25.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-256-6
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 256pp, £25.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-553-3
  4. 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, 8.94in x 5.98in / 227mm x 152mm, 320pp, £49.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-812-4
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 320pp, £49.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-389-8
  5. Kinship Care

    Kinship Care

    Fostering Effective Family and Friends Placements

    Elaine Farmer and 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, 9.09in x 6.22in / 231mm x 158mm, 256pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-631-9
    2008, Ebook, ePUB, 256pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-803-6
  6. Domestic Violence and Child Protection

    Domestic Violence and Child Protection

    Directions for Good Practice

    Edited by Cathy Humphreys and Nicky Stanley

    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 6.22in / 234mm x 158mm, 224pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-276-2
    2006, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-476-2
  7. 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, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-227-4
    2004, Ebook, PDF, 256pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-014-6