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Adoption, fostering and parenting

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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, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 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, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 288pp, $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, $9.95
    ISBN: 9781905818976
  4.  Lesbian and Gay Fostering and Adoption

    Lesbian and Gay Fostering and Adoption

    Extraordinary Yet Ordinary

    Edited by Stephen Hicks and Janet McDermott

    This book presents a collection of personal accounts, based on interviews and written testimonies, by lesbian and gay parents from many different social and ethnic backgrounds. Their stories record good and bad experiences, but overall, the accounts are positive and emphasise the rewards of parenting. Learn More
    1998, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 176pp
  5. The Adoption Experience

    The Adoption Experience

    Families Who Give Children a Second Chance

    Ann Morris

    This is a book of real life stories of adopters which takes the reader through every stage of the adoption process starting with the moment when they decide that adoption is the right option for them to the stories of adoptees brought up by adoptive parents. In between, the book looks at all the different types of adoption that are carried out. Learn More
    1999, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 224pp, $26.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-783-3
    1999, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, $27.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-116-0
  6.  First Steps in Parenting the Child who Hurts

    First Steps in Parenting the Child who Hurts

    Tiddlers and Toddlers Second Edition

    Caroline Archer

    A "must have" book for both adoptive parents and for those professionals who help adoptive families forge new family ties…the author, herself an adoptive parent, addresses a wide variety of very complex topics with a marked sensitivity to the varying needs of children who may have had a wide range of early life experiences. Learn More
    1999, Paperback / softback, 9.69in x 6.81in / 246mm x 173mm, 128pp, $32.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-801-4
    1999, Ebook, ePUB, 128pp, $32.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-184-6
  7.  Next Steps in Parenting the Child Who Hurts

    Next Steps in Parenting the Child Who Hurts

    Tykes and Teens

    Caroline Archer

    Caroline Archer sets out to provide adoptive and foster parents with an understanding of the complex range of difficulties with which their children may struggle as a result of their early experience of adversity. She presents strategies to help parents deal with their youngsters' troubling behaviour, in what seems to them a hostile world. Learn More
    1999, Paperback / softback, 9.69in x 6.81in / 246mm x 173mm, 224pp, $32.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-802-1
    1999, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, $32.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-204-1
  8.  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, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 248pp
  9.  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, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 240pp
  10.  Bringing Up a Challenging Child at Home

    Bringing Up a Challenging Child at Home

    When Love is Not Enough

    Jane Gregory

    Jane Gregory's daughter Chrissy exhibits behaviour which people find challenging - screaming fits, stripping off her clothes and violent outbursts. As an adult she was diagnosed with a rare chromosome disorder and autism. Jane offers practical advice for other parents, and explains how she got the right support and effective treatment. Learn More
    2000, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 192pp, $26.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-874-8
    2000, Ebook, ePUB, 192pp, $26.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-148-1

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