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  1.  Safeguarding and Promoting the Well-being of Children, Families and Communities

    Safeguarding and Promoting the Well-being of Children, Families and Communities

    Edited by Jane Scott and Harriet Ward

    Improving the well-being of children is more effective when social care professionals work with the children's parents, families and communities. This collection brings together innovative interventions designed to nurture children's health and welfare, and analyses which types of programmes are most effective and why. Learn More
    2005, Hardback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 304pp, $90.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-141-3
    2005, Ebook, ePUB, 304pp, $90.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-246-1
  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, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 160pp, $85.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-272-4
    2006, Ebook, PDF, 160pp, $85.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-478-6
  3.  Young People's Transitions from Care to Adulthood

    Young People's Transitions from Care to Adulthood

    International Research and Practice

    Edited by Mike Stein and Emily R. Munro

    In this book leading academics gather together the latest research relating to the transition of young people leaving care, outlining and comparing the range of legal and policy frameworks, welfare regimes and innovative practice across 16 countries. The book also highlights the variations that exist between different groups leaving care. Learn More
    2008, Hardback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 320pp, $85.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-610-4
    2008, Ebook, ePUB, 320pp, $85.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-791-6
  4.  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, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 288pp, $79.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-273-1
    2008, Ebook, PDF, 288pp, $79.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-822-7
  5.  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, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 320pp, $85.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-812-4
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 320pp, $85.00
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-389-8
  6.  Improving Outcomes for Children and Families

    Improving Outcomes for Children and Families

    Finding and Using International Evidence

    Edited by Anthony N. Maluccio, Cinzia Canali, Tiziano Vecchiato, Anita Lightburn, Jane Aldgate and Wendy Rose

    This edited collection offers an international perspective on the challenges of designing and undertaking outcome-based evaluation of child and family services. It introduces the key ideas and issues currently being debated in the evaluation of these services and provides examples of evaluation from policy and practice. Learn More
    2010, Hardback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 240pp, $95.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-819-3
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 240pp, $95.00
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-248-8
  7.  Understanding Costs and Outcomes in Child Welfare Services

    Understanding Costs and Outcomes in Child Welfare Services

    A Comprehensive Costing Approach to Managing Your Resources

    Lisa Holmes and Samantha McDermid

    Today's child welfare services operate under a limited supply of resources. This book explains how finite resources can be used most effectively, providing social work managers and policymakers with a comprehensive costing model to assess the links between needs, costs and outcomes across the full range of child welfare services. Learn More
    2011, Hardback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 200pp, $95.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-214-6
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 200pp, $95.00
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-448-2
  8.  Therapeutic Residential Care for Children and Youth

    Therapeutic Residential Care for Children and Youth

    Developing Evidence-Based International Practice

    Edited by James K. Whittaker, Jorge F. del Valle and Lisa Holmes

    Definitive and wide-ranging, this international review of therapeutic residential child care covers the latest research on how it works, how much it costs compared with the outcomes it delivers and how to deliver this effective form of care for the most troubled children in public care. Learn More
    2014, Hardback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 392pp, $150.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-963-3
    2014, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 392pp, $45.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-792-9
    2014, Ebook, ePUB, 392pp, $45.00
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-833-6

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