The tenth in a series on the history of the approved school service
Coming to terms with hurt is not a short-term fix.
Learning from the past: systems change, but do the children?
The classic example of a self-governing community for children
In the August edition of the Webmag, we explained that a study of social work files covering the last three or four decades had suggested that there were lessons for today’s practitioners. Six topics have been chosen, and in each case, David Lane describes what he has found out from the files, and Chris Durkin … Read more
I recently spent some time in Australia and contributed to three child care conferences with a particular focus on residential care. It was striking to discover that many agencies wanted to explore what constituted ‘therapeutic’ residential care. This was a particular focus for the people in Victoria State (which includes Melbourne). There the Government has … Read more