From the moment I heard these words I knew that I must write down the context and sequence of events that led up to them. It was 72 hours ago, and this is the first window of opportunity: a Sunday evening in mid-summer accompanied by the birdsong of thrushes, and a pleasing breeze. This is … Read more
The Changes impact of surreptitious change.
Building friendships takes time: the implications for children in care.
The long-term unexpected rewards of coping with disability
A positive, realistic description of what relationships can achieve in residential care
The need for space and risk in order to develop and learn
Grounding practice in recognising the individual
Beating the recession with perseverance and panache
The value of being alongside in between times
Children and young people speak out about contact with their families
A large-scale programme designed to prevent marriage breakdown
Looking for the chinks that could open into possibilities for personal growth
Sir Paul Ennals The National Children’s Bureau (NCB) has announced today that Sir Paul Ennals will be moving on from his role as Chief Executive in the autumn of 2011. Paying tribute to Sir Paul, NCB Chair, Dame Gillian Pugh, said, “NCB has been enormously fortunate to have been led by Paul Ennals for the … Read more
An invitation to network, have dialogue and learn
Fostering good practice and restoring professionalism
Improving relationships in residential care
Every child adds to the social dynamics of its family
Does the current organisational environment permit good work with children?
Two wrongs may not make a right, but two problems may solve each other.
Nancy Hamilton sets out her message as the new SCA President
Learning from losing power
The benefits of adoption compared with foster care and return home
A Conference Report on EYPS, children’s books and disability, ADHD, children’s achievements, loving relationships, gifted children, and twins
Lessons about what does – and does not – damage children
Multiple messages about the care of young offenders from the days of Sigmund Freud