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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, 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, 9.17in x 6.22in / 233mm x 158mm, 288pp, $49.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-412-2
  3. 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, 248pp
  4. Children in Secure Accommodation

    Children in Secure Accommodation

    A Gendered Exploration of Locked Institutional Care for Children in Trouble

    Teresa O'Neill

    The author explores the circumstances and experiences of children in secure accommodation through an examination of their own stories and through the accounts of their social workers and the staff working at the secure units. From these narratives she draws conclusions on the meaning of being in a secure unit. Learn More
    2001, 320pp
  5. Children's Homes and School Exclusion

    Children's Homes and School Exclusion

    Redefining the Problem

    Isabelle Brodie

    this book highlights the significance of school exclusion as a pivotal process that has long-term negative effects not just on the individuals themselves but also for society as a whole. Drawing on individual accounts, the author demonstrates how aspects of the care system contribute to looked-after children being out of school. Learn More
    2001, 192pp
  6. Public Inquiries into Abuse of Children in Residential Care

    Public Inquiries into Abuse of Children in Residential Care

    Brian Corby, Alan Doig and Vicki Roberts

    Public Inquiries into Abuse of Children in Residential Care contains a wealth of material derived from public inquiries that provides a key knowledge base for practitioners and those responsible for the provision of residential care for children. The authors set out their own recommendations for future public inquiries into residential abuse. Learn More
    2001, 240pp
  7. By Degrees: The First Year

    By Degrees: The First Year

    From care to university

    Sonia Jackson, Sarah Ajayi and Margaret Quigley

    This book tracks the progress of three groups of young people entering higher education from a background in local authority care and looks at the personal and financial support they received Learn More
    2003, 76pp
  8. Young Person's Guide to the Children's Homes Standards

    Young Person's Guide to the Children's Homes Standards

    Roger Morgan, Jonathan Stanley, Predencia Gabbidon and Alison Williams

    This guide gives young people information on what should happen when they move into a children's home and what that home should be doing for them while you live there Learn More
    2003, 27pp
  9. Parent's Guide to the Children's Homes Standards and Regulations

    Parent's Guide to the Children's Homes Standards and Regulations

    Jonathan Stanley and Predencia Gabbidon

    Written for parents, this guide provides information on the expectation of children's homes located in England and the staff who work in them Learn More
    2003, 32pp
  10. Staff Guide to the Children's Homes Standards and Regulations

    Staff Guide to the Children's Homes Standards and Regulations

    Alison Williams

    Guidance for staff who work in children's homes in England which provides information on what staff responsibilities are in providing services that meet the standards for children's homes Learn More
    2003, 30pp

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