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  1. Babies and Young Children in Care

    Babies and Young Children in Care

    Life Pathways, Decision-making and Practice

    Harriet Ward, Emily R. Munro and Chris Dearden

    Babies and Young Children in Care examines why babies enter care or accommodation and why securing their long-term future can be a lengthy process. It analyses the circumstances, characteristics and experiences of these young children before, during and after being looked after, including reasons for changes of carer and placement disruptions. Learn More
    2006, Hardback, 9.25in x 6.26in / 235mm x 159mm, 160pp, £45.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-272-4
    2006, Ebook, PDF, 160pp, £45.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-478-6
  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. 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
  4. How Does Foster Care Work?

    How Does Foster Care Work?

    International Evidence on Outcomes

    Edited by Elizabeth Fernandez and Richard P. Barth

    How Does Foster Care Work? is an international collection of empirical studies on the outcomes of children in foster care. Drawing on research and perspectives from leading international figures in children's services across the developed world, the book provides an evidence base for programme planning, policy and practice. Learn More
    2010, Hardback, 8.94in x 5.98in / 227mm x 152mm, 320pp, £49.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-812-4
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 320pp, £49.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-389-8
  5. A Different Home

    A Different Home

    A New Foster Child's Story

    John DeGarmo and Kelly DeGarmo

    Jessie tells us her story of being placed in foster care and the worries she had. The new home is not like her old home, but she begins to see that this different home is kind of nice. Sensitively written and fully illustrated in color, this story will help children in foster care to settle in and answer some of the questions they may have. Learn More
    2014, Hardback, 9.92in x 6.93in / 252mm x 176mm, 48pp, £9.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-987-9
    2014, Ebook, ePUB, 48pp, £9.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-897-8
  6. 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
  7. Forever Fingerprints

    Forever Fingerprints

    An Amazing Discovery for Adopted Children

    Sherrie Eldridge, illustrated by Rob Williams

    Forever Fingerprints is an uplifting children's picture book about an adopted child who realises that her fingerprints alone give her a special connection to her birth parents. Learn More
    2014, Hardback, 10.43in x 9.21in / 265mm x 234mm, 32pp, £9.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-778-3
    2014, Ebook, ePUB, 32pp, £9.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-021-4
  8. Alex and the Scary Things

    Alex and the Scary Things

    A Story to Help Children Who Have Experienced Something Scary

    Melissa Moses, illustrated by Alison MacEachern

    This is the story of Alex who has experienced 'scary things', and the different things he does to cope with all the ways these scary things make him feel. This gentle storybook will help children who have experienced trauma deal with their emotions and learn coping strategies. Learn More
    2015, Hardback, 8.78in x 8.50in / 223mm x 216mm, 40pp, £9.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-793-6
    2015, Ebook, PDF, 32pp, £9.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-066-5
  9. Improving Access to Further and Higher Education for Young People in Public Care

    Improving Access to Further and Higher Education for Young People in Public Care

    European Policy and Practice

    Sonia Jackson and Claire Cameron

    Across Europe young people in care are around five times less likely to attend tertiary education than those who have not been in care. Drawing extensively on a substantial three-year long research project led by the authors, this book provides a comprehensive account of this shocking discrepancy and discusses ways to address the imbalance. Learn More
    2014, Hardback, 9.21in x 6.26in / 234mm x 159mm, 288pp, £60.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-366-2
    2015, Paperback / softback, 8.94in x 5.98in / 227mm x 152mm, 288pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-639-7
  10. The Boy Who Built a Wall Around Himself

    The Boy Who Built a Wall Around Himself

    Ali Redford, illustrated by Kara Simpson

    Boy hides behind his wall because he doesn't trust people and he knows how it feels to be hurt and let down. That is until Someone Kind arrives on the other side of his wall. This colour picture book will help children aged 4-9 who have experienced trauma, loss or neglect to come to terms with their experiences and to build healthy relationships. Learn More
    2015, Hardback, 9.96in x 7.09in / 253mm x 180mm, 32pp, £9.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-683-0
    2015, Ebook, PDF, 32pp, £9.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-200-3

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