Residential Child Care, the Under-valued, Unacknowledged and Untrained Profession

A Personal Statement I believe that a significant number of troubled children and young people are best helped by the provision of residential child care. Amongst these I would include those who, though they may for the time being not be able to live with their families, nonetheless have such a strong feeling of belonging … Read more

Training and Education in Child Care

In the 80s, there were huge shifts in child awareness. There was the incredibly forward-facing Childline* which gave children and young people anonymity whilst they talked out their experiences of being abused or rejected by those who should have loved and protected them. There were the significant names of small children who were in the … Read more