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  1. Managing Children's Homes

    Managing Children's Homes

    Developing Effective Leadership in Small Organisations

    Leslie Hicks, Ian Gibbs, Helen Weatherly and Sarah Byford

    This book focuses on leadership, effective management, the allocation of resources, and ensuring positive outcomes for young people in residential care. The book develops an interdisciplinary understanding of what needs to be taken into account when establishing and maintaining good practice on behalf of young people living in children's homes. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 8.90in x 6.06in / 226mm x 154mm, 224pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-542-8
    2007, Ebook, PDF, 224pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-736-7
  2. Nurturing Attachments

    Nurturing Attachments

    Supporting Children who are Fostered or Adopted

    Kim S. Golding

    Nurturing Attachments combines the experience and wisdom of parents and carers with that of professionals to provide support and practical guidance for foster and adoptive parents looking after children with insecure attachment relationships. It gives an overview of attachment theory and a step-by-step model of parenting. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.54in / 234mm x 166mm, 240pp, £18.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-614-2
    2007, Ebook, PDF, 240pp, £18.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-750-3
  3. The Pursuit of Permanence

    The Pursuit of Permanence

    A Study of the English Child Care System

    Ian Sinclair, Claire Baker, Jenny Lee and Ian Gibbs

    Children in public care complain that they have too many placements. Professionals agree but little is known about the reasons for this instability or how it affects different groups of children. The Pursuit of Permanence explores this core issue for children's services. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.22in / 233mm x 158mm, 320pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-595-4
    2007, Ebook, ePUB, 320pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-742-8
  4. 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
  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. 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
  7. Educating Difficult Adolescents

    Educating Difficult Adolescents

    Effective Education for Children in Public Care or with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties

    David Berridge, Cherilyn Dance, Jennifer Beecham and Sarah Field

    Educational achievements for children in care are significantly poorer than for the general school population. This book explores why this is and how to enable children in care to succeed in the classroom. The authors adopt a multidisciplinary approach to suggest how best to support children in care in educational settings. Learn More
    2008, Paperback / softback, 9.06in x 6.22in / 230mm x 158mm, 224pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-681-4
    2008, Ebook, PDF, 224pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-850-0
  8. Supporting Young Parents

    Supporting Young Parents

    Pregnancy and Parenthood among Young People from Care

    Elaine Chase, Ian Warwick, Abigail Knight and Peter Aggleton

    This book draws on authoritative research into the reasons for and experiences of pregnancy and parenthood among young people from local authority care. It questions the assumptions that early parenthood always limits young people's choices and opportunities and examines the types of support most likely to enable successful parenting. Learn More
    2008, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.22in / 233mm x 158mm, 192pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-525-1
    2008, Ebook, ePUB, 192pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-883-8
  9. Fostering a Child's Recovery

    Fostering a Child's Recovery

    Family Placement for Traumatized Children

    Mike Thomas and Terry Philpot

    This evidence-based book outlines the principles of family placement on the basis of planning and evidence, and explores the qualities, skills and insights that create positive placement outcomes. The book shows how the key to good fostering is well-trained and skilled foster carers who form part of a team of professionals who surround the child. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 8.90in x 6.18in / 226mm x 157mm, 160pp, £15.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-327-1
    2009, Ebook, ePUB, 160pp, £15.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-687-2
  10. Quality Matters in Children's Services

    Quality Matters in Children's Services

    Messages from Research

    Mike Stein

    Quality Matters in Children's Services brings together authoritative research to explore critical concerns for those working with vulnerable children, young people and their families. Mike Stein discusses key issues for policy and practice in the development of quality services. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 11.69in x 8.39in / 297mm x 213mm, 160pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-926-6
    2009, Ebook, PDF, 160pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-912-5

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