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  1. Growing Up

    Growing Up

    From eight years to young adulthood

    Jennie Lindon

    Setting the experiences of 8- to 18-year-olds within a practical framework, this classic practical guide describes the main changes for children as they grow from middle childhood to adulthood. Learn More
    1996, Paperback / softback, 0.04in x 0.04in / 1mm x 1mm, 200pp, CA$37.95
    ISBN: 9781874579618
    1996, Ebook, PDF, 200pp, CA$37.95
    ISBN: 9781907969638
  2. 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
  3. 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
  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. The Dynamics of Adoption

    The Dynamics of Adoption

    Social and Personal Perspectives

    Amal Treacher and Ilan Katz

    Documenting experiences representative of all those involved in the adoption process - adoptee, adoptive and birth parent and professional, and informed by psychoanalytic and social and cultural theory perspectives, this important addition to the literature on adoption highlights a new dimension in social policy and personal accounts in this field. Learn More
    2000, 240pp
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Strengthening Emotional Ties through Parent-Child-Dyad Art Therapy

    Strengthening Emotional Ties through Parent-Child-Dyad Art Therapy

    Interventions with Infants and Preschoolers

    Lucille Proulx

    Proulx explores many aspects of dyad art therapy including attachment relationship theories, roles in dyad interventions, the importance of the tactile experience and ways in which dyad art therapy can be used. This original book will be invaluable to mental health professionals and to parents wishing to enrich interactions with their children. Learn More
    2002, Paperback / softback, 9.25in x 6.46in / 235mm x 164mm, 192pp, CA$35.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-713-2
    2002, Ebook, ePUB, 208pp, CA$35.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-362-8

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