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- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2012; US$ 49.95
An authoritative text highlighting the key issues affecting young people taking the step from leaving care to adulthood. Covers relevant research, policy and practice, and advises on how best to understand, prepare and support young people. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 42.95
Quality Matters in Children's Services brings together authoritative research to explore critical concerns for those working with vulnerable children, young people and their families. Mike Stein discusses key issues for policy and practice in the development of quality services. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 39.95
How can social workers best support young people as they make the transition from care to independent living? This authoritative study investigates the successes and failures of care services for young people, identifying factors that hinder effective transition from care and the types of support that help to promote positive life choices. more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 41.95
Part of the Blackwell foundation programme collection The Hands-on Guide for Junior Doctors is a practical book for junior doctors and medical students making the transition from medical school to life on the wards. It contains new material to reflect the changes in PRHO training and the development of foundation programmes. This book tells you... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 32.95
This book outlines how adolescent neglect differs from child neglect, the context of why it is overlooked, how it is defined, the causes and consequences of neglect, young people's views, and what professionals can do. Based on original research, the book establishes an evidence base and considers the implications for policy and practice. more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 46.50
About to start the Foundation Programme? Making the transition from medical school to professional life? The Hands-on Guide to the Foundation Programme, Fifth Edition is a practical guide for medical students and foundation doctors, dealing with the many challenges of the programme. With hints, tips and realistic advice on various aspects... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2012; US$ 36.95
This book explores the lives and perspectives of older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. As their distinct needs are often overlooked due to lack of understanding, this book demonstrates how life course approaches can offer insights into their support needs as they grow older, from housing and health care to community support. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 85.00
In this book leading academics gather together the latest research relating to the transition of young people leaving care, outlining and comparing the range of legal and policy frameworks, welfare regimes and innovative practice across 16 countries. The book also highlights the variations that exist between different groups leaving care. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00
Definitive and wide-ranging, this international review of therapeutic residential child care covers the latest research on how it works, how much it costs compared with the outcomes it delivers and how to deliver this effective form of care for the most troubled children in public care. more...