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  1. 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, $79.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-273-1
    2008, Ebook, PDF, 288pp, $79.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-822-7
  2. Educating Difficult Adolescents

    Educating Difficult Adolescents

    Effective Education for Children in Public Care or with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties

    David Berridge, Cherilyn Dance, Jennifer Beecham and Sarah Field

    Educational achievements for children in care are significantly poorer than for the general school population. This book explores why this is and how to enable children in care to succeed in the classroom. The authors adopt a multidisciplinary approach to suggest how best to support children in care in educational settings. Learn More
    2008, Paperback / softback, 9.06in x 6.22in / 230mm x 158mm, 224pp, $49.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-681-4
    2008, Ebook, PDF, 224pp, $49.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-850-0
  3. Supporting Young Parents

    Supporting Young Parents

    Pregnancy and Parenthood among Young People from Care

    Elaine Chase, Ian Warwick, Abigail Knight and Peter Aggleton

    This book draws on authoritative research into the reasons for and experiences of pregnancy and parenthood among young people from local authority care. It questions the assumptions that early parenthood always limits young people's choices and opportunities and examines the types of support most likely to enable successful parenting. Learn More
    2008, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.22in / 233mm x 158mm, 192pp, $39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-525-1
    2008, Ebook, ePUB, 192pp, $39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-883-8
  4. Fostering a Child's Recovery

    Fostering a Child's Recovery

    Family Placement for Traumatized Children

    Mike Thomas and Terry Philpot

    This evidence-based book outlines the principles of family placement on the basis of planning and evidence, and explores the qualities, skills and insights that create positive placement outcomes. The book shows how the key to good fostering is well-trained and skilled foster carers who form part of a team of professionals who surround the child. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 8.90in x 6.18in / 226mm x 157mm, 160pp, $34.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-327-1
    2009, Ebook, ePUB, 160pp, $34.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-687-2
  5. Quality Matters in Children's Services

    Quality Matters in Children's Services

    Messages from Research

    Mike Stein

    Quality Matters in Children's Services brings together authoritative research to explore critical concerns for those working with vulnerable children, young people and their families. Mike Stein discusses key issues for policy and practice in the development of quality services. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 11.69in x 8.39in / 297mm x 213mm, 160pp, $42.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-926-6
    2009, Ebook, PDF, 160pp, $42.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-912-5
  6. Just Care

    Just Care

    Restorative Justice Approaches to Working with Children in Public Care

    Belinda Hopkins

    In this photocopiable resource, Belinda Hopkins identifies the practical benefits of employing the restorative approach, and offers a fresh look at encouraging self-regulation through the promotion of pro-social behaviour and greater involvement of the young people themselves in making choices that address everyone's needs. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 10.94in x 8.54in / 278mm x 217mm, 224pp, $49.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-981-5
    2009, Ebook, PDF, 224pp, $49.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-087-3
  7. Children and Adolescents in Trauma

    Children and Adolescents in Trauma

    Creative Therapeutic Approaches

    Edited by Chris Nicholson, Michael Irwin and Kedar Nath Dwivedi

    Children and Adolescents in Trauma presents a variety of creative approaches to working with young people in residential children's homes, secure or psychiatric units, and special schools, and provides useful insights and a fresh perspective for anyone working with traumatised children and adolescents. Learn More
    2010, Paperback / softback, 9.06in x 6.97in / 230mm x 177mm, 256pp, $39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-437-7
    2010, Ebook, ePUB, 256pp, $36.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-356-0
  8. 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, $85.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-812-4
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 320pp, $85.00
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-389-8
  9. Communication Skills for Working with Children and Young People

    Communication Skills for Working with Children and Young People

    Introducing Social Pedagogy

    Pat Petrie

    This practical guide identifies the child and their relationship with the adult as the basis upon which real communication can be made. Topics covered include non-verbal communication, attentive listening, empathy, the part played by questions, working constructively with conflict and criticism, and communicating in groups. Learn More
    2011, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 5.98in / 228mm x 152mm, 176pp, $24.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-137-8
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 176pp, $24.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-331-7
  10. Social Pedagogy and Working with Children and Young People

    Social Pedagogy and Working with Children and Young People

    Where Care and Education Meet

    Edited by Claire Cameron and Peter Moss

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the theory, principles and practice of social pedagogy and the profession of social pedagogue. With chapters from leading international contributors, it outlines the roots of social pedagogy and its development in Europe, and its role in relation to individuals, groups, communities and societies. Learn More
    2011, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 6.02in / 229mm x 153mm, 224pp, $42.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-119-4
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, $42.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-232-7

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