From the PET Archive – A Children’s Court for Bullies

The following paper is from The PET Archive, from Special Education: Forward Trends, Vol 9, No.1 which was published in April 1982. The journal still exists but is now called British Journal of Special Education. The NCSE refers to the National Council for Special Education. Thank you to Nicky Hilton and Jen Galloway for unearthing … Read more

From the PET Archive – The family unit at the Cassel Hospital in the late 1960s

The following paper from The PET Archive is from the Cassel Hospital. It looks at the family unit at the Cassel Hospital in the late 1960s. Cassel Hospital is of particular interest in the Archive at the moment, as the collection has just returned from being cleaned by a professional conservation company and has been … Read more

Long term foster care as a pathway to ‘permanence’ – messages from practice. By Renuka Jeyarajah-Dent

Renuka Jeyarajah-Dent is Director of Operations at the Coram Centre, London. The guiding principle for all children in care should be to help them achieve ‘permanence’. This is more than a placement; it is everything the child needs to repair from separation and loss and become resilient. I have worked as an educational psychologist in … Read more