June Thoburn

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What Works in Adoption and Foster Care?

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book reviews changes in policy and practice and will assist managers and practitioners in family and childcare social work to make decisions based on sound evidence about where to place children and what sort of practice is likely to bring about the desired outcomes for children, birth relatives, foster carers and the adoptive family.

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Permanent Family Placement for Children of Minority Ethnic Origin

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book is based on the life accounts of 244 children of minority ethnic origin who were placed with predominantly white foster carers and adopters. The book provides a most interesting overview of the decision-making and planning processes that shape the placement in care of children of minority ethnic origin in the UK.

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Child Welfare Services for Minority Ethnic Families

The Research Reviewed

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Based on extensive studies into child welfare services, this important book brings together research into what works in service provision for minority ethnic families. Reviewing studies of the nature and adequacy of the services provided, and the outcomes for the children and their families, this book provides guidance for policy and practice.

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Therapeutic Residential Care For Children and Youth

Developing Evidence-Based International Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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.

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Social Work with Troubled Families

A Critical Introduction

Edited by Keith Davies
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

An introduction to the Troubled Families Programme (TFP) which explores the fundamentals of the approach in social work. It looks at its origins, implications and effectiveness as well as early intervention and family support in a broader context.

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How Does Foster Care Work?

International Evidence on Outcomes

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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.

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Improving Outcomes for Children and Families

Finding and Using International Evidence

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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.

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Therapeutic Residential Care For Children and Youth

Developing Evidence-Based International Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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.

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