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Lisa Holmes

Lisa Holmes is Assistant Director of the Centre for Child and Family Research at Loughborough University, UK. She currently leads a programme of research to explore the cost of child welfare. With her colleagues, Jean Soper and Harriet Ward she led the development of the Cost Calculator for Children's Services.

JKP publications by Lisa Holmes

  1. Therapeutic Residential Care for Children and Youth

    Therapeutic Residential Care for Children and Youth

    Developing Evidence-Based International Practice

    Edited by James K. Whittaker, Jorge F. del Valle and Lisa Holmes

    Definitive and wide-ranging, this international review of therapeutic residential child care covers the latest research on how it works, how much it costs compared with the outcomes it delivers and how to deliver this effective form of care for the most troubled children in public care. Learn More
    2014, Ebook, ePUB, 392pp, £27.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-833-6
  2. Therapeutic Residential Care for Children and Youth

    Therapeutic Residential Care for Children and Youth

    Developing Evidence-Based International Practice

    Edited by James K. Whittaker, Jorge F. del Valle and Lisa Holmes

    Definitive and wide-ranging, this international review of therapeutic residential child care covers the latest research on how it works, how much it costs compared with the outcomes it delivers and how to deliver this effective form of care for the most troubled children in public care. Learn More
    2014, Hardback, 9.29in x 6.26in / 236mm x 159mm, 392pp, £90.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-963-3
    2014, Paperback / softback, 8.94in x 6.02in / 227mm x 153mm, 392pp, £27.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-792-9
  3. Understanding Costs and Outcomes in Child Welfare Services

    Understanding Costs and Outcomes in Child Welfare Services

    A Comprehensive Costing Approach to Managing Your Resources

    Lisa Holmes and Samantha McDermid

    Today's child welfare services operate under a limited supply of resources. This book explains how finite resources can be used most effectively, providing social work managers and policymakers with a comprehensive costing model to assess the links between needs, costs and outcomes across the full range of child welfare services. Learn More
    2011, Hardback, 9.37in x 6.26in / 238mm x 159mm, 200pp, £65.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-214-6
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 200pp, £65.00
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-448-2
  4. Costs and Consequences of Placing Children in Care

    Costs and Consequences of Placing Children in Care

    Harriet Ward, Lisa Holmes and Jean Soper

    This book gets to the bottom of the costs of care and provides an insight into how these variations in cost relate to differences in children's needs, and most importantly, whether higher costs reflect better services and better outcomes for children. Learn More
    2008, Hardback, 9.41in x 6.30in / 239mm x 160mm, 288pp, £45.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-273-1
    2008, Ebook, PDF, 288pp, £45.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-822-7