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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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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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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Mapping the Care Workforce: Supporting joined-up thinking

Secondary analysis of the Labour Force Survey for childcare and social work

  • Antonia Simon
  • Charlie Owen
  • Peter Moss
  • Claire Cameron
This study aims to learn more about the body of paid workers that currently makes up the social care sector. The findings provide clear messages for policymakers, managers, trainers and practitioners.
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Secondary analysis of the Labour Force Survey for childcare and social work

  • Antonia Simon
  • Charlie Owen
  • Peter Moss
  • Claire Cameron
This study aims to learn more about the body of paid workers that currently makes up the social care sector. The findings provide clear messages for policymakers, managers, trainers and practitioners.

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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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Research and Policy in Early Childhood Services

Time for a new agenda

  • Ann Mooney
  • Anthony G. Munton
This paper argues for a new policy and research agenda for early childhood services, and looks critically at those ideologies that have dominated the field.
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Time for a new agenda

  • Ann Mooney
  • Anthony G. Munton
This paper argues for a new policy and research agenda for early childhood services, and looks critically at those ideologies that have dominated the field.

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Trends in Care

Exploring reasons for the increase in children looked after by local authorities

  • June Statham
  • Mano Candappa
  • Antonia Simon
  • Charlie Owen
This book explores possible reasons for the increased numbers of children looked after by local authorities. It addresses various hypotheses and makes recommendations for good social services practice related to children looked after.
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Exploring reasons for the increase in children looked after by local authorities

  • June Statham
  • Mano Candappa
  • Antonia Simon
  • Charlie Owen
This book explores possible reasons for the increased numbers of children looked after by local authorities. It addresses various hypotheses and makes recommendations for good social services practice related to children looked after.

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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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Parent, Family and Child Characteristics in Relation to Type of Pre-School and Socio-Economic Differences

Technical Paper 4

  • Edward Melhuish
  • Kathy Sylva
  • Pam Sammons
  • Iram Siraj-Blatchford
  • Brenda Taggart
  • Anne Dobson
  • Marjorie Jeavons
  • Katie Lewis
  • Maria Morahan
  • Sharon Sadler
The Effective Provision of Pre-school Education (EPPE) project investigated the effects of pre-school education and care on children’s development for children aged 3-7 years old. This paper describes the characteristics of parents, families and children in the study.
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Technical Paper 4

  • Edward Melhuish
  • Kathy Sylva
  • Pam Sammons
  • Iram Siraj-Blatchford
  • Brenda Taggart
  • Anne Dobson
  • Marjorie Jeavons
  • Katie Lewis
  • Maria Morahan
  • Sharon Sadler
The Effective Provision of Pre-school Education (EPPE) project investigated the effects of pre-school education and care on children’s development for children aged 3-7 years old. This paper describes the characteristics of parents, families and children in the study.

Price: £8.50

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