Who do you think you are? Adolescent groups and everyday life. By Robert D. Hinshelwood, Luca Mingarelli

This paper was originally published in Funzione Gamma magazine. Copyright and permission the authors. Abstract Adolescence is a period of change.  An existential change that is a change in the sense of who one is, a change in one’s identity.  It may be a catastrophic crisis in identity, so that there is an uncertainty about … Read more…

International Centre News December 2016. By John Diamond

A warm welcome to all our new members who represent our International networks in Africa, Italy, USA, Australia, and from across the UK. Chaste Uwihoreye, Family for Every Child, Rwanda Pomaa Arthur, Challenging Heights, Ghana Bilal Sougou, Global Protection Cluster, Nigeria Ansie Fouche, Optentia Research Programme, South Africa Luca Mingarelli and Pablo Zuglian, Rosa Dei … Read more…

National Centre News October 2016. By John Diamond

A warm welcome as always to our newest members: Lisa Harker (CEO the Art Room, UK), Myrna McNitt (Independent Social Work Consultant and Board of International Foster Care Organisation, USA), Beth Bradford (International Child Protection Consultant, USA), Dr Andrea Hathazi (Associate Professor, Psychology & Education, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania), Heather Geddes (Educational Therapist, UK), Mark Rogers … Read more…

Special Offer on “Leadership in Residential Child Care” by Adrian Ward.

In a special offer for readers of the October issue of The Therapeutic Care Journal,  Adrian Ward and Smokehouse Press are making available copies of his well-reviewed book Leadership in Residential Child Care: a relationship-based approach. This book is unique in offering a detailed account of all aspects of this challenging and demanding leadership role, and … Read more…

Building knowledge and skills in the residential workforce. By Vicki Giles.

Research in Practice has 20 years’ experience in supporting organisations, teams and individuals to access, understand and apply evidence in their work with children, young people and families. The recently published Narey Review recommends ongoing investment in the continuous professional development (CPD) of the Residential Care workforce. Research in Practice offers training and resources to … Read more…