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  1. Young People in Care and Criminal Behaviour

    Young People in Care and Criminal Behaviour

    Claire Taylor

    Society holds a mistaken perception that links children in public care with criminal activity. This book addresses the lack of evidence supporting this potentially damaging assumption, analysing past research, critically examining current policy and combining theoretical insights from the disciplines of childcare and criminology. Learn More
    2005, Paperback / softback, 0.04in x 0.04in / 1mm x 1mm, 208pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-169-7
    2005, Ebook, ePUB, 208pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-445-8
  2. 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
  3. New Families, Old Scripts

    New Families, Old Scripts

    A Guide to the Language of Trauma and Attachment in Adoptive Families

    Caroline Archer and Christine Gordon

    Most adopted children and their families will, sooner or later, encounter the challenges of dealing with unresolved attachment issues or early traumatic experiences. This book is an accessible introduction to understanding these challenges and helping children and their families to develop a shared language and understanding of one another. Learn More
    2006, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.42in / 234mm x 163mm, 256pp, £18.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-258-8
    2006, Ebook, ePUB, 256pp, £18.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-482-3
  4. Costs and Outcomes in Children's Social Care

    Costs and Outcomes in Children's Social Care

    Messages from Research

    Jennifer Beecham and Ian Sinclair

    Care services for children depend on a limited supply of resources; it is vital that these are used to best effect. This book considers the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of these services and their contribution to children's well-being. This is an invaluable book for those professionals concerned with social care services for children. Learn More
    2006, Paperback / softback, 11.65in x 8.27in / 296mm x 210mm, 144pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-496-4
    2006, Ebook, PDF, 144pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-566-0
  5. Living Alongside a Child’s Recovery

    Living Alongside a Child’s Recovery

    Therapeutic Parenting with Traumatized Children

    Billy Pughe and Terry Philpot

    This book asserts that a good understanding of child development and attachment theory is essential to effective therapeutic parenting of a traumatized child, it details the roots of trauma as well as the impact this has on a child's ability to maintain normal family bonds, whether with birth or foster parents, or staff in a residential setting. Learn More
    2006, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 6.18in / 229mm x 157mm, 144pp, £15.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-328-8
    2006, Ebook, ePUB, 144pp, £15.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-581-3
  6. Residential Child Care

    Residential Child Care

    Prospects and Challenges

    Edited by Andrew Kendrick

    Residential Child Care draws on the latest research to offer guidance for developing best practice, policy and improved outcomes for children and young people. Contributors examine important aspects of residential care work, and address the concerns about the poor outcomes for young people leaving care. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 8.94in x 7.05in / 227mm x 179mm, 248pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-526-8
    2007, Ebook, ePUB, 248pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-683-4
  7. Understanding Looked After Children

    Understanding Looked After Children

    An Introduction to Psychology for Foster Care

    Jeune Guishard-Pine, Suzanne McCall and Lloyd Hamilton

    This book is a guide to understanding the mental health needs of children in foster care and the role of foster carers and support networks in helping these children. The authors provide foster carers with an insight into the psychological issues experienced by children in the care system, and the impact of these issues on the foster family. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.22in / 232mm x 158mm, 176pp, £14.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-370-7
    2007, Ebook, ePUB, 176pp, £14.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-684-1
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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