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Thinking Psychologically About Children Who Are Looked After and Adopted
Language: en
Pages: 398
Authors: Kim S. Golding, Helen R. Dent, Ruth Nissim, Liz Stott
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-02-22 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Assessment, intervention and living with children who are looked after or adopted all require an understanding of psychology and its application. This innovative collection makes thinking psychologically about looked after and adopted children accessible and, in doing so, provides an insight into the world of these children. Informed by research,
The Future Shape of Children's Services
Language: en
Pages: 59
Authors: Keith Billon, Adrianne Jones
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-06-01 - Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

All children and young people should be afforded the opportunity to enjoy a satisfactory standard of health and development. To achieve this many children and families will need additional help. This report concentrates on those children who require services beyond those which are generally on offer from mainstream health and
Children who Challenge the System
Language: en
Pages: 251
Authors: Anne M. Bauer, Ellen M. Lynch
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Praeger

This book presents previously unpublished research on students for whom the traditional regular education program is unsuccessful. This population represents special education students, students at risk or from diverse cultures, and students who fall through the cracks of traditional educational programming. The perspective taken is a social systems one: in
Boundaries of Touch
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Jean Halley
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-01 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Discussing issues of parent-child contact ranging from breastfeeding and sleeping arrangements to sexual abuse, Jean O'Malley Halley traces the evolution of mainstream ideas about touching between adults and children over the course of the twentieth century in the United States. Boundaries of Touch shows how arguments about adult-child touch have
The Inclusive School
Language: en
Pages: 148
Authors: Judy W. Kugelmass
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-11-08 - Publisher: Teachers College Press

How do schools sustain a collaborative, inclusive culture in these times of high-stakes testing and standardization? Through the story of a progressively minded public elementary school, the author shows how committed educators can collaborate to maintain a creative, inclusive educational environment and still rise to the demands of state-imposed standards.