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What Works in Residential Child Care: A Review of Research Evidence and the Practical Considerations

Roger Bullock

This book reviews research evidence, drawing on a study of residential services in Wales and a literature review of US and UK findings, and identifies the significant elements that will lead to a successful strategy for residential child care across the UK.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Publish Date: Dec 31st, 2006
  • Pages: 134
  • Language: English
  • Edition: UK -
  • Dimensions: 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00lb
  • EAN: 9781904787778
  • Categories: Social WorkPublic Policy - Social Services & Welfare

About the Author

Ward, Adrian: - Adrian Ward works is the Programme Director of the qualifying MA in Social Work at the Tavistock Centre, London. His background is in residential child care and he has written extensively about residential care, group care and therapeutic approaches to social work, and co-edited several books in this field; he was editor of the journal Therapeutic Communities from 1999 to 2005.
Bullock, Roger: - Roger Bullock is Emeritus Professor of Social Policy at the University of Bristol. He is editor of Adoption and Fostering.
Clough, Roger: - Roger Clough is Emiritus Professor of Social Care at Lancaster University, having moved there in January 1994 from the post of Chief Inspector of Social Services with Cumbria Social Services. He started work as a teacher/housemaster in senior boys' approved schools. From there he moved to residential work and social work teaching.
Ward, Adrian: - Adrian Ward works is the Programme Director of the qualifying MA in Social Work at the Tavistock Centre, London. His background is in residential child care and he has written extensively about residential care, group care and therapeutic approaches to social work, and co-edited several books in this field; he was editor of the journal Therapeutic Communities from 1999 to 2005.
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