Another month with a wide variety of subject matter, with some of the articles touching on safeguarding children, some on transition, and some looking back to the development of child care services around the 1940s. The Editorial calls for solidarity in the face of cuts, and urges you to support a professional association- the Social … Read more
The professions need your support to face the cuts.
Including the lessons of Haute de la Garenne, an honour for day nurseries, Key Texts, night lights and melatonin, social pedagogy and the SPDN, social pedagogy in Slovenia, breast-feeding, the Big Society and Montessori, ‘research’ surveys, TV viewing patterns, poverty, and conferences on children and mental health and young people and faith
What are the fundamental concepts which should underpin our work?
A centrally sponsored scheme of the Indian Government – Civil Society Partnership
How standards of staffing, training and physical conditions in schools for young offenders were improved over four decades.
Is there a future for a boy with a past?
Every change of foster placement carries its losses, hopes and fears, which can last a lifetime.
Trying to understand which way the government is going
Since the late 1980s I have spent a large portion of my professional life training and raising awareness of child protection and of the importance of the prevention of harm and abuse. It was quite traumatic for the groups of individuals who were learning about this for the first time. It was also testing for … Read more
An invitation to network, have dialogue and learn
Call for Papers for Glasgow Conference, November 2011
Details of a Social Care Ireland Conference
A review of the way the series was put together
An outstanding report which had a massive impact at a critical point
A report which highlighted foster care failures and the need for change
A book with graphic messages for professionals