Developing social policy needs to take time.
Including more on communication, health and diet, adoption, the WellStart memory box, social pedagogy, the Sex Offenders Register, family meals, conception, eczema, the Big Society and hard balls.
It is not only the children who pay the price
Conferences It’s the conference season, and here are three or four promising events which we recommend to you. From Coalface to Facebook An intriguing title for the Child Care History Network’s Conference on the use of new social media and technology to remember child care experiences. How will the history of child care be recorded … Read more
If the values aren’t right, the processes won’t work.
This month we are starting a theme by focusing on aftercare, throughcare and transitions – what happens after a child or young person has been in a home, foster care or residential school. Clair Davies has written about work with disturbed children in an educational setting, preparing them for The Long Journey Home. We have … Read more
The long-term view
This month’s theme is looking back to look forward – a number of angles on the history of child care which may affect the way we look at things. These articles are scattered throughout the issue, so we start with an introduction to the theme and an explanation of why history is important. Among the … Read more
How can we use resources more effectively?
NCERCC has given invaluable support to residential care but is under threat.
Questions for child care
Including a new residential care blog site, social work visits, the aftermath of crime, teddy bears and an anonymous staffing agency