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  1. 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
  2. Young People Leaving Care

    Young People Leaving Care

    Life After the Children Act 1989

    Bob Broad

    This book contains extensive practice information, original research material and policy findings about young people leaving public care and the work of leaving care projects. Each chapter contains good practice and policy examples, and the book concludes with a critical analysis of key practice, policy, and theoretical issues. Learn More
    1998, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.22in / 233mm x 158mm, 288pp, CA$49.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-412-2
  3. Taking Liberty

    Taking Liberty

    A guide to secure accomodation for children and young people

    Predencia Gabbidon

    First published in 1998, this guide aims to help children and young people understand why they have been placed in secure accommodation and what to expect while they are there. Learn More
    1998, Ebook, PDF, 25pp, CA$12.00
    ISBN: 9781905818976
  4. 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
  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. 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
  7. 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, CA$44.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-943-1
    2001, Ebook, PDF, 192pp, CA$44.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-654-7
  8. 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, CA$44.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-895-3
    2001, Ebook, PDF, 240pp, CA$44.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-171-9
  9. Birth Fathers and their Adoption Experiences

    Birth Fathers and their Adoption Experiences

    Gary Clapton

    Written in an accessible style with insights into adoption and social work practice past and present, Birth Fathers and their Adoption Experiences offers a vital new perspective on understanding the causes and consequences of adoption, and makes positive suggestions for working with those whom it affects. Learn More
    2002, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 5.47in / 216mm x 139mm, 240pp, CA$40.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-012-6
    2002, Ebook, PDF, 240pp, CA$40.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-363-5
  10. Trauma, Attachment and Family Permanence

    Trauma, Attachment and Family Permanence

    Fear Can Stop You Loving

    Edited by Caroline Archer and Alan Burnell

    Fostered and adopted children can present major challenges resulting from unresolved attachment issues and early traumatic experiences. This book provides a variety of complementary perspectives on the needs of these children and their families, focusing on ways of integrating attachment theory and developmental psychology into effective practice. Learn More
    2003, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.22in / 233mm x 158mm, 336pp, CA$35.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-021-8
    2003, Ebook, ePUB, 336pp, CA$35.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-387-1

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