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              Effective Working with Neglected Children and their Families: Linking Interventions to Long-Term Outcomes
                

              Effective Working with Neglected Children and their Families: Linking Interventions to Long-Term Outcomes (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Farmer, Elaine; Lutman, Eleanor; Series edited by Davies, Carolyn; Ward, Harriet

              Parents who neglect children present considerable challenges to child welfare professionals, and are often resistant to change. There is little evidence available on what works. This book addresses an urgent need to ensure that social care interventions provide better long term o...utcomes for neglected children across services.
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              ISBN 9781849052887
              Released NZ 15 Aug 2012
              Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Safeguarding Children Across Services
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              Improving Child and Family Assessments: Turning Research into Practice
               

              Improving Child and Family Assessments: Turning Research into Practice (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Turney, Danielle; Platt, Dendy; Selwyn, Julie; Farmer, Elaine

              • RRP: $67.99
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              The quality of the assessment of children in need has a significant impact on outcomes for the children concerned. Good assessment contributes to better outcomes, but poor assessment can have tragic consequences. This book sheds light on different aspects of child and family asse...ssment.
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              ISBN 9781849052566
              Released NZ 15 Oct 2011
              Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Kinship Care: Fostering Effective Family and Friends Placements

              Kinship Care: Fostering Effective Family and Friends Placements (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

              By Farmer, Elaine; Moyers, Sue; Series edited by Stein, Mike; Consultant editor Thomas, Caroline

              • RRP: $53.99
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              Children are frequently cared for by relatives and friends when parents, for whatever reason, are unable to care for their children themselves. This book compares formal kinship care to traditional foster placements to ascertain which children are placed with kin, in what circums...tances, how they progress, and how often these placements disrupt.
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              ISBN 9781843106319
              Released NZ 15 May 2008
              Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Quality Matters in Childrens Services
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              Fostering Adolescents

              Fostering Adolescents (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

              By Farmer, Elaine; Moyers, Sue; Lipscombe, Jo

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              Adolescents are the hardest group to foster and have high rates of placement breakdown. This text examines what helps to make placements work. Key issues are explored, including peer relationships, sexual health and relationships, the impact of the adolescent on the foster family... and balancing their need for safety and autonomy.
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              ISBN 9781843102274
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2004
              Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Supporting Parents
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              How Does Foster Care Work?: International Evidence on Outcomes
                

              How Does Foster Care Work?: International Evidence on Outcomes (Hardback)

              Contributions by Sampson, Nancy; Flynn, Robert; Gilligan, Robbie; Farmer, Elaine; Franzen, Eva

              A collection of empirical studies on the outcomes of children in foster care. It provides an evidence base for programme planning, policy and practice. It establishes a platform for comparison of international systems, trends and outcomes in foster care. It highlights the global ...significance of issues affecting children and young people in care.
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              ISBN 9781849058124
              Released NZ 15 Jul 2010
              Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Child Welfare Outcomes
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              CHESTER The Island Mouse
               

              CHESTER The Island Mouse (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Farmer, Elaine; Lee, Joe

              • RRP: $16.99
              • $11.85
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              A popular Anastasia Island mouse, named Chester, gets himself trapped in a wire cage and taken to a conservation park where he's set free. He meets a friend who helps him try different ways to get back across the Intracoastal Waterway to his home on the Island. He desperately mis...ses his girlfriend, Evie. This is a story of his dangerous and exciting adventures.
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              ISBN 9780996034326
              Released NZ 13 Dec 2019
              Publisher Bowker Identifier Services
              Interest Age Children
              Series Chester
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              Chester Returns to the Park
               

              Chester Returns to the Park (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Farmer, Elaine; Lee, Joe

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              Chester returns to the conservation park to find two lost, island friends. He and his park friends hike to Jake's hideout to rescue them. On their way, they find two young boys lost in the forest. Next, they meet a lady who has been living in an old boxcar for 50 years. Later, th...ey are captured trying to rescue his friends.
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              ISBN 9780996034357
              Released NZ 26 Aug 2020
              Publisher R. R. Bowker
              Interest Age Children
              Series Chester
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              Letters from Lockdown
               

              Letters from Lockdown (Hardback)

              By Farmer, Elaine

              Hilarious, poignant, witty and wise Letters from Lockdown: Friendship Going Viral takes you not only inside the brilliant and quirky mind of Elaine Farmer, but also on a journey around the world. Farmer draws on her rich and varied experience to offer her reader a smorgasbord of ...insights into love and friendship, family, diplomacy, theology, psychology, hospitality, travel, sickness and death, all suffused with joy and more than a touch of defiance. These are letters youve always wished someone would write to you, and now she has! They might even inspire you to write some of your own. -- Hugh Mackay, Psychologist and Social Researcher. Elaine Farmers letters to her friends have put relaxed sparkle into their lives during these COVID months. Then someone rightly decided they deserved a wider audience. An Anglican priest married to a diplomat (which is as uncommon as it sounds), Farmers insights based on her life in Australia and abroad demonstrate a charitable humour and a robust worldliness. Showing an understanding of the vicissitudes of life and non- judgemental, they also illustrate why she is a good priest. -- John McCarthy AO, Retired Australian Ambassador. Always interesting and often nostalgic, these weekly letters have become welcome companions on the uncharted journey of 2020. In beautiful prose, and with deep spirituality and a generous heart, Elaine explores universal themes of friendship, hospitality and relationship, giving the letters a wider appeal than their original audience. Thought- provoking reflection is nicely balanced with humour and whimsy. -- Bishop Sarah Macneil. One good thing can be said for a pandemic: gifted writers may use this time to produce new works in the shadow of death. From Boccaccios Decameron to Shakespeares sonnets to Defoes Journal of a Plague Year, writers have transformed their experiences of quarantine into storytelling of the highest quality. The Reverend Elaine Farmers take on this tradition, Letters from Lockdown: Fri
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              ISBN 9781925679892
              Released NZ 1 Dec 2020
              Publisher ATF Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Chester's Adventures in Savannah
               

              Chester's Adventures in Savannah (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Farmer, Elaine; Lee, Joe

              • RRP: $16.99
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              Chester, a popular gray mouse who lives on Anastasia Island, in St. Augustine, Florida discovers that four of his friends have accidentally been taken to Savannah, Georgia. They were in the back of a neighbor's old car that was being hauled there for repairs. Mr. Dalton and Chest...er travel to Savannah to find them and bring them home. While there, Mr. Dalton has a truck accident that leads them to meeting friends of Fletcher and Henrietta.
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              ISBN 9780996034371
              Released NZ 28 Feb 2021
              Publisher R. R. Bowker
              Interest Age Children
              Series Chester
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              Letters from Lockdown
               

              Letters from Lockdown (Paperback)

              By Farmer, Elaine

              Hilarious, poignant, witty and wise Letters from Lockdown: Friendship Going Viral takes you not only inside the brilliant and quirky mind of Elaine Farmer, but also on a journey around the world. Farmer draws on her rich and varied experience to offer her reader a smorgasbord of ...insights into love and friendship, family, diplomacy, theology, psychology, hospitality, travel, sickness and death, all suffused with joy and more than a touch of defiance. These are letters youve always wished someone would write to you, and now she has! They might even inspire you to write some of your own. -- Hugh Mackay, Psychologist and Social Researcher. Elaine Farmers letters to her friends have put relaxed sparkle into their lives during these COVID months. Then someone rightly decided they deserved a wider audience. An Anglican priest married to a diplomat (which is as uncommon as it sounds), Farmers insights based on her life in Australia and abroad demonstrate a charitable humour and a robust worldliness. Showing an understanding of the vicissitudes of life and non- judgemental, they also illustrate why she is a good priest. -- John McCarthy AO, Retired Australian Ambassador. Always interesting and often nostalgic, these weekly letters have become welcome companions on the uncharted journey of 2020. In beautiful prose, and with deep spirituality and a generous heart, Elaine explores universal themes of friendship, hospitality and relationship, giving the letters a wider appeal than their original audience. Thought- provoking reflection is nicely balanced with humour and whimsy. -- Bishop Sarah Macneil. One good thing can be said for a pandemic: gifted writers may use this time to produce new works in the shadow of death. From Boccaccios Decameron to Shakespeares sonnets to Defoes Journal of a Plague Year, writers have transformed their experiences of quarantine into storytelling of the highest quality. The Reverend Elaine Farmers take on this tradition, Letters from Lockdown: Fri
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              ISBN 9781925679885
              Released NZ 9 Dec 2020
              Publisher ATF Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Availability
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