'I really like this book as it gives a clear practical approach to caring for children. The Authentic Warmth model is something that I constantly talk about in my training of Counsellors who work with Children. There are many things that are relevent and useful for my Trainee Counsellors to know and I have recommended this book to them. The Pillars of Parenting is a good model that is accessible and relevent to many professionals/people who work with children. I will be recommending it to future trainees and those I come into contact with' - Amazon Review
A great resource for trainees and qualified practitioners alike who are working with looked after children.
Well applied developmental theories for the specific needs for children in care.
useful narrative that encourages reflection in and on practice.
underpinning values, beliefes and knowledge are included helping stduents develop informed practice.
The text is very up to date, it is very well written and includes many reference points for other areas of research and information, should students want to follow up key points. The text develops a number of key strategies to support the emotional development of children and young people. This will support the level five qualification very well.
Helpful to students wishing to learn about and develop skills in working with children in care and their families
A helpful source regarding looked After Children
While this is an interesting text with a innovative approach to working with children in state care, it is more relevant for child care/residential workers than social workers in child and family services. The second group are those I teach.
This book has been successfully used.
really useful book projecting a different style of regarding children in care
A very insightful book. I particularly like the sections on theoretical underpinning.
Will be useful for students, also my PhD student.
A very useful text for education students. Provides a sufficiently detailed introduction to social care issues with throught provoking links between education provision and wider needs. This book will enable students expand thinking beyond the realm of the school and (hopefully) enhance practice.
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