What Works in Residential Child Care
Roger Clough, Roger Bullock, Adrian Ward
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What Works in Residential Child Care reviews the state of residential child care for children and young people, highlighting what is known and the limits of knowledge, with a view to developing effective policy and practice.
Using residential services in Wales as its case study, the key messages of the book apply throughout the UK. It includes a literature review that draws on research in the UK and the US.
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.
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.
Roger Bullock is Emeritus Professor of Social Policy at the University of Bristol. He is editor of Adoption and Fostering.
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