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Jim Wade

Jim Wade is Senior Research Fellow, Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of York, UK.

JKP publications by Jim Wade

  1. Caring for Abused and Neglected Children

    Caring for Abused and Neglected Children

    Making the Right Decisions for Reunification or Long-Term Care

    Jim Wade, Nina Biehal, Nicola Farrelly and Ian Sinclair

    This book compares the experiences and progress of children who remained in care or returned to their birth families up to four years after the decision was taken. It covers how the decision is made, the factors taken into account when making it and provides important suggestions for effective decision-making. Learn More
    2011, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.14in / 228mm x 156mm, 224pp, £25.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-207-8
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, £25.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-441-3
  2. 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, 9.41in x 7.13in / 239mm x 181mm, 320pp, £39.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-610-4
    2008, Ebook, ePUB, 320pp, £39.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-791-6
  3. Enhancing the Well-being of Children and Families through Effective Interventions

    Enhancing the Well-being of Children and Families through Effective Interventions

    International Evidence for Practice

    Edited by Colette McAuley, Peter J. Pecora and Wendy Rose

    Services for families and children are rightfully the focus of intense scrutiny and debate, and there is a clear need to establish a knowledge of which services work well. This volume provides a comprehensive overview of research evidence from the UK and USA on the effectiveness of selected child welfare interventions. Learn More
    2006, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 7.28in / 233mm x 185mm, 384pp, £27.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-116-1
    2006, Ebook, ePUB, 384pp, £27.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-477-9
  4. Students' Mental Health Needs

    Students' Mental Health Needs

    Problems and Responses

    Edited by Nicky Stanley and Jill Manthorpe

    Student life is a time of change and adjustment, and their families as well as staff need resources to help them provide support for students experiencing mental health difficulties. This book explores how the needs of students can best be met by student and community mental health services. Learn More
    2002, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 272pp, £21.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-983-7
    2002, Ebook, PDF, 272pp, £21.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-320-8