Child's Journey Through Placement, A
Publication date: 2004
ISBN: 9781 873868 13 3
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"A must for all childcare practitioners. it should be compulsory reading on training courses."
Margaret Adcock, Social Work Consultant.
Clear, informative and full of practical ideas and case examples, A Child's Journey Through Placement is an essential reference and resource book for professionals working with children in the care system. Now a core text in some universities, it contains chapters on attachment and bonding, child development, separation and loss, minimising the trauma of moves and direct work with children.
It contains the theoretical knowledge base and skills necessary for understanding, working with, and planning for children and their families. The author, building on her considerable experience and practice wisdom, presents informative and comprehensive sections on attachment, separation, child development and helping children move on.
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5 out of 5 stars - Jan 2014
This book is invaluable in the fostering life. It has given me a very different idea of what children feel about being in care
5 out of 5 stars - Dec 2013
Excellent book, would definitely recommend to foster carer's or people working with difficult children. Easy to read and understand.
5 out of 5 stars - May 2013
I have found this book very helpful in my work as a social worker, especially when undertaking permanency work. Recommended.