The Yellow Socks Theory and Evidence-based Practice for Children in Public Care. By Colin Maginn

On the 15th March 2019, at a ‘Best Practice Forum’ in the House of Lords, I presented our work, ‘The Emotional Warmth Model of Professional Childcare’ drawing on two evidenced-based research papers by my colleagues Dr Seán Cameron (2017) and Cameron and Dr Ravi Das (2019). This article takes the main points of the presentations … Read more

Review of ‘Shaping Children’s Services’ by Chris Hanvey (Oxford: Routledge, 2019)

This is such a thoughtful, insightful, balanced, well-informed and seminal book that this review will be in the form of a conversational response.  My review copy is so heavily annotated that it is obvious that Chris Hanvey has challenged and stimulated my thinking and imagination considerably. In 128 pages, which include an appendix and index, … Read more