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Edited by Davies, Keith; Contributions by Holmes, David, CBE; Parr, Sadie; Thoburn, June; Hayden, Carol
An introduction to the Troubled Families Programme (TFP) which explores the fundamentals of the approach in social work. It looks at its origins, implications and effectiveness as well as early intervention and family support in a broader context.
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By Bernard, Claudia; Harris, Perlita; Foreword by Thoburn, June; Contributions by Barn, Ravinder; Turney, Danielle
Provides guidance on the ways child protection services need to improve provision for black children and young people in need. With chapters dedicated to key issues, it shows how social workers can provide better support for these children and their families.
By Chand, Ashok; Thoburn, June; Procter, Joanne
Based on extensive studies into child welfare services, this important book brings together research into what works in service provision for minority ethnic families. Reviewing studies of the nature and adequacy of the services provided, and the outcomes for the children and the...ir families, this book provides guidance for policy and practice.Read more
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By Thoburn, June; Edited by Courtney, Mark E.; Series edited by Little, Professor Michael
Brings together a selection of influential and informative English language refereed journal articles on children in out-of-home care, their birth relatives, and carers. This volume includes an introductory chapter reviewing the state of knowledge on children in care and drawing ...attention to other important sources not included as chapters.Read more
By Thoburn, June; Taylor, Julie
The focus of the book is effective collaborative practice at the 'tertiary' level: that is, with children and their families and carers receiving a 'targeted' service because they are at risk of suffering significant harm, or needing out-of home placement. The evidence is clear t...hat the wellbeing of parents and children across the age range who are experiencing complex difficulties will continue to deteriorate unless they receive high quality single-disciplinary but well-co-ordinated services from a range of professionals. A 'team around the family' approach is now recognised as essential for the effective provision of support, educative, therapy and placement services.Read more
By Chand, Ashok; Thoburn, June; Procter, Joanne; Introduction by Goldstein, Beverley Prevatt
The authors consider in particular: the complex needs and identities of minority ethnic families who might use child welfare services; how families using social services view current practice; the impact of the formal child protection and court systems on ethnic minority families...; placement patterns and outcomes for children from the.Read more
By Norford, Liz; Thoburn, June; Rashiz, Steven
A text which examines permanent fostering and adoption for children of miority ethnic origin. This title focuses on both matched and trans-racial child placements. The book also reviews literature on ethnicity and child placement.
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