Achieving Positive Outcomes for Children in Care
Language: en
Pages: 161
Authors: Seán Cameron, R J Cameron, Colin Maginn
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-09-10 - Publisher: SAGE

This title looks at how achieving positive outcomes for children in care is possible when the root causes of failure are tackled.
Achieving Positive Outcomes for Children in Care
Language: en
Pages: 174
Authors: Seán Cameron, R J Cameron, Colin Maginn
Categories: Child welfare
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher:

For over a decade and with the best of intentions, the U.K. government has spent millions attempting, but largely failing, to improve personal, social and educational outcomes for children and young people in public care. In this book, the authors explain why the problems of this highly vulnerable group have
Getting to Positive Outcomes for Children in Child Care
Language: en
Pages: 67
Authors: Institute of Medicine, National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Board on Children, Youth, and Families
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-08-12 - Publisher: National Academies Press

As a result of the heightened public and political attention and the movement toward standards and accountability, performance measurement has emerged as an important concern in the early childhood care and education field. At the request of the Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families, the
Social Work with Children and Families
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Martin Brett Davies
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Social workers are constantly making decisions under pressure. How do policy, law, research and theory influence what they do? This important book provides the answers with a crystal-clear map of the field of social work with children and families. Focused on four major themes - family support work, child protection,
Diversity, Equality and Achievement in Education
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Gianna Knowles, Vini Lander
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02-09 - Publisher: SAGE

Most classrooms contain children from a variety of backgrounds, where home culture, religious beliefs and the family's economic situation all impact on achievement. This needs to be recognised by teachers in order to establish fair, respectful, trusting and constructive relationships with children and their families, which will allow every child