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Adoption, fostering and parenting

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  1. What Works in Adoption and Foster Care?

    What Works in Adoption and Foster Care?

    Clive Sellick, June Thoburn and Terry Philpot

    This book reviews changes in policy and practice and will assist managers and practitioners in family and childcare social work to make decisions based on sound evidence about where to place children and what sort of practice is likely to bring about the desired outcomes for children, birth relatives, foster carers and the adoptive family. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 9.65in x 7.40in / 245mm x 188mm, 140pp, $34.95
    ISBN: 9781904659006
  2. Foster Carers

    Foster Carers

    Why They Stay and Why They Leave

    Ian Sinclair, Ian Gibbs and Kate Wilson

    Foster carers look after two-thirds of the children cared for by English local authorities at any one time. The recruitment and retention of these carers is one of these authorities' central concerns. Against this background, this book examines the joys and strains of fostering, the support carers want and need, and the reasons why they foster. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.22in / 233mm x 158mm, 192pp, $36.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-172-7
    2004, Ebook, PDF, 192pp, $36.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-066-5
  3. David's Secret Soccer Goals

    David's Secret Soccer Goals

    Caroline Levine

    David's Secret Soccer Goals is a warm and sensitive look inside the mind of a boy with bed wetting problems. It delicately highlights the fears and worries that a child in this position can go through, whilst also giving practical advice on how to deal positively with the situation. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 8.58in x 6.10in / 218mm x 155mm, 40pp, $13.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-772-9
    2004, Ebook, PDF, 40pp, $13.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-034-4
  4. Understanding Your One-Year-Old

    Understanding Your One-Year-Old

    Sarah Gustavus Jones

    Acknowledging the crucial role of relationships and parenting, Sarah Gustavus Jones offers guidance and reassurance in this sensitive exploration of the issues central to your child's developing physical and emotional needs. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.22in / 234mm x 158mm, 80pp, $15.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-241-0
    2004, Ebook, ePUB, 80pp, $15.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-018-4
  5. Understanding Your Baby

    Understanding Your Baby

    Sophie Boswell

    This book takes the reader through the entire first year of a baby's life, anticipating parents' questions and covering topics ranging from parental feelings during pregnancy to a 10-month-old's sociability and deepening relationships. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.22in / 233mm x 158mm, 80pp, $15.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-242-7
    2004, Ebook, ePUB, 80pp, $15.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-441-0
  6. Understanding Your Two-Year-Old

    Understanding Your Two-Year-Old

    Lisa Miller

    Lisa Miller guides parents through their two-year-old's development, from how to deal with a 'bossy boots' to understanding the central importance of toys, and the development of language and nonverbal communicative skills. She describes ways in which parents can help a young child express or resolve difficult feelings or jealousy. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.22in / 233mm x 158mm, 64pp, $15.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-288-5
    2004, Ebook, ePUB, 64pp, $15.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-043-6
  7. Fostering Adolescents

    Fostering Adolescents

    Elaine Farmer, Sue Moyers and Jo Lipscombe

    Based on government-commissioned research and part of the Supporting Parents initiative, this book addresses each stage of the care process, from placement selection to leaving foster care. The authors consider which kinds of professional support at which stages make a difference, and the foster carer parenting skills that are crucial. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 9.06in x 6.14in / 230mm x 156mm, 256pp, $39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-227-4
    2004, Ebook, PDF, 256pp, $39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-014-6
  8. Developing Adoption Support and Therapy

    Developing Adoption Support and Therapy

    New Approaches for Practice

    Angie Hart and Barry Luckock

    This book explores the challenges of adoption and how best to support families coping with these demands. Angie Hart and Barry Luckock draw together adoptive parents' experiences, professional practice and empirical research to provide an integrative account of adoption support services. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.26in / 233mm x 159mm, 196pp, $42.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-146-8
    2004, Ebook, PDF, 196pp, $42.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-021-4
  9. Someone Very Important Has Just Died

    Someone Very Important Has Just Died

    Immediate Help for People Caring for Children of All Ages at the Time of a Close Bereavement

    Mary Turner, illustrated by Elaine Bailey

    Someone Very Important Has Just Died is a practical book written for those caring for children and teenagers suffering a close bereavement. Intended for use immediately or soon after the death has occurred, this book gives practical and detailed guidance on what adults might say and do to help children. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 0.83in x 0.55in / 21mm x 14mm, 48pp, $20.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-295-3
    2004, Ebook, PDF, 48pp, $20.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-443-4
  10. The Child's Own Story

    The Child's Own Story

    Life Story Work with Traumatized Children

    Richard Rose and Terry Philpot

    The authors explain the concepts of attachment, separation, loss and identity, using these contexts to describe how to use techniques such as family trees, wallpaper work, and eco- and geno-scaling. They offer guidance on interviewing relatives and carers, and how to gain access to key documentation, including social workers' case files. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.22in / 233mm x 158mm, 160pp, $29.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-287-8
    2004, Ebook, ePUB, 160pp, $29.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-056-6

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