Improving Services to Black and Ethnic Minority Children and their Families

Four demonstration projects under Quality Protects

  • Mano Candappa
This descriptive study of four demonstration projects will guide future work in delivering appropriate services to black and ethnic minority children. It discusses issues of structure, process and resourcing of the projects, and raises implications for policy and practice.
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Four demonstration projects under Quality Protects

  • Mano Candappa
This descriptive study of four demonstration projects will guide future work in delivering appropriate services to black and ethnic minority children. It discusses issues of structure, process and resourcing of the projects, and raises implications for policy and practice.

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Going to University from Care

  • Sonia Jackson
  • Sarah Ajayi
  • Margaret Quigley
This book is the final report of a study that investigated groups of young people entering higher education from a care background. It suggests ways of improving financial, practical and emotional support for these students.
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  • Sonia Jackson
  • Sarah Ajayi
  • Margaret Quigley
This book is the final report of a study that investigated groups of young people entering higher education from a care background. It suggests ways of improving financial, practical and emotional support for these students.

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Figures and Facts

Local authority variance on indicators concerning child protection and children looked after

  • Chris Oliver
  • Charlie Owen
  • June Statham
  • Peter Moss
With the introduction of performance in assessment and the requirement to demonstrate ‘best value’ in the provision of services, increasing attention is being paid to how local authorities score on a range of indicators and targets for children’s services.
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Local authority variance on indicators concerning child protection and children looked after

  • Chris Oliver
  • Charlie Owen
  • June Statham
  • Peter Moss
With the introduction of performance in assessment and the requirement to demonstrate ‘best value’ in the provision of services, increasing attention is being paid to how local authorities score on a range of indicators and targets for children’s services.

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Family Learning

What parents think

  • Angela Brassett-Grundy
  • Cathie Hammond
This book presents the findings from focus group discussions carried out with parents. Based on their comments related to definitions of family learning and its advantages or disadvantages, recommendations are made for the marketing and design of family learning courses and the training of tutors.
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What parents think

  • Angela Brassett-Grundy
  • Cathie Hammond
This book presents the findings from focus group discussions carried out with parents. Based on their comments related to definitions of family learning and its advantages or disadvantages, recommendations are made for the marketing and design of family learning courses and the training of tutors.

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The Effectiveness of Early Interventions

  • Christine Oliver
  • Marjorie Smith
This review assesses the research evidence on what types of early interventions are most effective in preventing social exclusion outcomes, such as poor educational achievement.
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  • Christine Oliver
  • Marjorie Smith
This review assesses the research evidence on what types of early interventions are most effective in preventing social exclusion outcomes, such as poor educational achievement.

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Disabled Children at the Interface

Co-operative action between public authorities and the reduction of social exclusion

  • Pat Petrie
  • Pamela Storey
  • Di Thompson
  • Mano Candappa
This volume reports a research study that investigates how different local agencies work together – or fail to do so – in their approach to disabled children and their families. The challenge lies in keeping the whole child in view, the child who is more than a patient, pupil or social work client, and more than the sum of these parts.
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Co-operative action between public authorities and the reduction of social exclusion

  • Pat Petrie
  • Pamela Storey
  • Di Thompson
  • Mano Candappa
This volume reports a research study that investigates how different local agencies work together – or fail to do so – in their approach to disabled children and their families. The challenge lies in keeping the whole child in view, the child who is more than a patient, pupil or social work client, and more than the sum of these parts.

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Children’s Services

Time for a new approach – A discussion paper

  • Peter Moss
  • Pat Petrie
This paper offers alternative discourses about children and argues the case for a new approach to services for children.
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Time for a new approach – A discussion paper

  • Peter Moss
  • Pat Petrie
This paper offers alternative discourses about children and argues the case for a new approach to services for children.

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Advocacy for Children and Young People

A review

  • Christine Oliver
This timely overview, aimed at a wide audience of policy makers, health and social care professionals and advocacy practitioners, identifies key themes and debates and explores important issues, including strengths, weaknesses and dilemmas in advocacy practice.
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A review

  • Christine Oliver
This timely overview, aimed at a wide audience of policy makers, health and social care professionals and advocacy practitioners, identifies key themes and debates and explores important issues, including strengths, weaknesses and dilemmas in advocacy practice.

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