From the PET Archive – A Children’s Court for Bullies

The following paper is from The PET Archive, from Special Education: Forward Trends, Vol 9, No.1 which was published in April 1982. The journal still exists but is now called British Journal of Special Education. The NCSE refers to the National Council for Special Education. Thank you to Nicky Hilton and Jen Galloway for unearthing … Read more

From the PET Archive – The family unit at the Cassel Hospital in the late 1960s

The following paper from The PET Archive is from the Cassel Hospital. It looks at the family unit at the Cassel Hospital in the late 1960s. Cassel Hospital is of particular interest in the Archive at the moment, as the collection has just returned from being cleaned by a professional conservation company and has been … Read more

Avoiding Family Separation in Child Welfare Practice

Commissioned by Alia, the following analysis of current research assesses the outcomes forchildren and connections to their families, avoiding family separation in child welfare practice: Continuing this edition’s theme of Family Work, this study looks at the unseen costs of foster care. Link to Full Study Link to Research Brief

Kindle, iBook and Kobo versions of our e-book now available

We recently self-published an e-book of the memoirs of Alan Wendelken, who attended and subsequently became a staff member at Finchden Manor (you can read a review of the book here). It is now available to buy for your Kindle, Apple device or Kobo Reader:   Buy the book for Amazon Kindle   Buy the book for … Read more