7 edition of Social Work With Looked After Children (Transforming Social Work Practice) found in the catalog.
February 20, 2008 by Learning Matters .
Written in English
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Social Work with Looked After Children. Third Edition This practical book looks at the experiences of children in need who live in state care and the social worker's role in working with them. This is a popular guide to this complex and demanding area of practice.
It provides a good overview for social work students on looked after. The book considered the importance of communication skills to the social work practitioner and in work with looked after children. It examined the impact of language on culture, the various types of communication patterns both verbal and non-verbal and highlighted how being able to engage the looked after child to participate in their own.
Buy Social Work with Looked After Children 1 by Cocker, Christine, Allain, Lucille (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(4). Lucille Allain is a Senior Lecturer in Social Work at Middlesex University and a Programme Leader for the social work pre-qualifying programmes.
She has 18 years of child and family social work experience in child protection, looked after children and disabled children.5/5(2). Written for social work degree students, this practical book looks at the experience of children in need who live in state care and the social worker’s role in working with these children.
Topics include relevant studies and legislation, residential care, foster care, adoption and leaving care. The book also looks at the needs of children and young people living away from. Lucille Allain is a Senior Lecturer in Social Work at Middlesex University and a Programme Leader for the social work pre-qualifying programmes.
She has 18 years of child and family social work experience in child protection, looked after children and disabled children. Transforming Social Work Practice Series: Social work with looked after children 55 City Road, London: SAGE Publications, Inc.
doi: / Cocker, Christine, Lucille Allain, Jonathan Parker and Greta Bradley. Cocker, C. Allain, L. () Social Work and Looked After Children.
Exeter: Learning Matters Ltd.(This is number 8 on the list)The area of looked after children have received considerable attention within the social work and policy discourse over recent years.
The book Social Work and Looked After Children by Christine Cocker and Lucille Allain was [ ]. This practical book looks at the experiences of children in need who live in state care and the social worker's role in working with them.
This is a popular guide to this complex and demanding area of practice. There are chapters on communication and children's rights, life story work, attachment and culture, ethnicity and faith.
Personal Life History book contains a template which is intended to be used as part of therapeutic life story work. As a 30 session brief psychotherapy tool, the Personal Life History Book is designed to help children reduce their transfer rates to new homes.
The child’s distress is channeled into a personal record book of positive. Get this from a library. Social work with looked after children. [Christine Cocker; Lucille Allain] -- Written for social work degree students, this book looks at the experience of children in need who live in state care, and the social worker's role in working with these children.
Throughout. Our Achieving emotional wellbeing for looked after children project found that, although life story work was viewed positively by professionals, carers and children, there were too few people with the skills needed to carry out the work (Bazalgette, Rahilly and Trevelyan, ).
This book provides an accessible and useful coverage of social work with looked after children. It will be useful for those students who are following this topic within the contemporary issues module and i will be using it as a helpful backcloth to the sessions I teach on the module as well as a reference for student dissertations.
Cocker, C. Allain, L. () Social Work and Looked After Children. Exeter: Learning Matters Ltd.(This is number 8 on the list)The area of looked after children have received considerable attention within the social work and policy discourse over recent years. The book Social Work and Looked After Children by Christine Cocker and Lucille Allain was chosen for this review.
"This book is part of the Transforming Social Work Practice series written specifically to support students on social work degrees, and looks at the experience of children living in state care, and the role of the social worker in working with such children.
Social workers and other professionals working with looked after children will find. Social Work with Looked After Children by Christine Cocker,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(2).
Abstract. This paper draws on the growing field of literature that discusses the relevance of the ethic of care to social work. It is argued that an ethic of justice predominates in looked after children policies and practice, which can serve to underplay the relevance of the traits associated with an ethic of by: needs of children who are looked after with one of the key principles in the Children and Social Work Act (DfE, ) being that local authorities must act ‘in the best interests of and promote the health and wellbeing of children and young people in File Size: 1MB.
Life story work should be conducted in a manner that allows the child to feel supported and nurtured. Many looked-after children experience a high level of emotional pain and have had many significant losses. A child’s life experience may mean that they are in a constant state of red alert and function at a primitive level of fight, flight Author: Ruth Hardy.
Social Work with Looked After Children. by Christine Cocker,Lucille Allain. Transforming Social Work Practice Series. Share your thoughts Complete your review.
Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: SAGE Publications. A great compilation of 40+ engaging worksheets facilitating children’s participation in an assessment of them.
The worksheets help workers to ascertain children’s daily routine, likes, dislikes, feelings, wishes as well as their views on their family, friends, helpers, home, neighbourhood, school etc.
The booklet also. In England, the Children and Social Work Act introduces corporate parenting principles, which set out local authorities’ responsibilities for looked after children. The Department for Education (DfE) has published guidance on the role of local authorities and the application of corporate parenting principles.
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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). More needs to be done to help looked after children in England thrive. I've been visiting children's residential homes in Scotland and I've been impressed by their focus on recovery and : Jenny Molloy.
work for children and young people in care. o Life story book for a 2 yr old life story work is an integral and established part of social work practice for all children and young people not just for those being placed for Size: 1MB. Social work with looked after children Add to My Bookmarks Export citation.
Type Book Author(s) Christine Cocker, Lucille Allain Date Publisher Learning Matters Pub place Exeter Edition 2nd ed ISBN eBook. Access the eBook. This item appears on.
List: SWK Social Work Theories, Interventions And Practice Section. Buy Social Work with Looked After Children By Christine Cocker, in Well Read condition.
Our cheap used books come with free delivery in the UK. ISBN: ISBN Author: Christine Cocker. The British Journal of Social Work, Vol Issue 1, JanuaryPages 87–, children have been looked after and supported by people other than their parents.
Child-care support is provided, and children have been permanently cared for by kin. Family contact for children in kinship care’, Child and Family Social Work, Advance Cited by: 9. Senior Lecturer in Social Work Department of Applied Social Science University of Lancaster.
Search for more papers by this authorAuthor: Carolyn Taylor. This book will help social workers, other child care professionals and parents learn to prepare life books for and with a child.
A life book— a written record of a child’s life history—gives a foster or adoptive child the same information concerning his social and File Size: 1MB. The fear of missing something dogs you, day in and day out. It is the voice in your head at 3am, the thought that distracts you from your own.
Social Work with Looked After Children ★★★★★ Christine Cocker and Lucille Allaine. Leaning Matters ISBN Social work students, particularly those on placements, will benefit from the space given to legislation in Cocker and Allaine’s work.
The authors highlight multi-agency workings and how best to ensure a good Author: Wendy Dare. Date Posted: Monday, 15 June John Fallowfield is half way through his two years Master of Social Work degree at Royal Holloway University in Egham.
Formerly an outreach worker on a leaving care project, John is now a trainee social worker with the London Borough of Richmond and he works within the Children Looked After Team. We are looking to recruit a Team Manager in our Looked After Children Service, the service is made up of 6 teams who are responsible for all looked after children who have a plan for permanency via long term foster care, including friends and family care, residential care, placed at home on care orders.
Social workers need to listen, engage and work in partnership with looked after children. In a research by Holland () exploring the ‘Ethics of Care’ as being marginalised, not being implemented and recognised, it was evidenced that lasting relationships are disrupted by placements as children often acknowledged their links to their past.
Detailed discussion should also form part of the Looked After Review. One aspect of the life story work will be to prepare and compile the life story book. Student social workers may be able to compile information and produce a life story book for children under 2, where the task is mainly gathering and recording information and does not.
Life story work is a social work intervention with children and adults designed to recognise their past, present, and future. It is prominently used with children who will be adopted, and older adults as part of reminiscence therapies.
Life story books are often incorporated into this work to give a visual aid and reminder of important events or feelings.
Education, relationships, health and money as a looked after child. Personal Education Plans (PEPs) and how we can support you with your education if you are a looked after child. Your rights. Contact with family and friends. Your health. Reviews for looked-after children: a guide for parents.
Have your say on our services for looked after. This chapter sets out the process social work practitioners should follow when deciding whether a child looked after can return home to live with parents or those others who have parental responsibility. We call this reunification.
The Children Act Guidance and Regulations Volume 2: Care Planning, Placement and Case Review (). The findings reveal that looked after children do encounter greater challenges in school because of their unique background and lack of resources.
The referral will be made by the child’s social worker. If the service is needed, you should make sure appointments are kept and work with professionals from the service. 8. The Looked After Children Nurse. You will work alongside the LAC Nurse and other health professionals to make sure the health needs of Looked After Children are met.
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