Art and Science of Child Care: Research, Policy and Practice in European Union

Art and Science of Child Care: Research, Policy and Practice in European Union

by Matthew J. Colton
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781857422856
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
03/01/1995
Pages:
267
Product dimensions:
9.45(w) x 6.69(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Social research and policy making1
Ch. 2Linking research and development: return home as experienced by separated children19
Ch. 3Better outcomes from residential and foster care: the 'Looking After Children' programme33
Ch. 4Reaction pattern research53
Ch. 5School attainment and behaviour of foster children: a longitudinal study67
Ch. 6Short-term and long-term outcomes in extrafamilial care85
Ch. 7Longitudinal studies on the effectiveness of care services for juveniles103
Ch. 8Evaluating quality in residential care131
Ch. 9Process evaluation in residential care153
Ch. 10A systematic approach to residential care171
Ch. 11Evaluating family support services189
Ch. 12Multi-problem families: investigating the client perspective207
Ch. 13Exploring parenting roles221
Ch. 14Integrating research, policy and practice237
Index257
About the Authors263

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