Dear Readers, A warm welcome to our newest alliance members David Lane ( Independent Child Care Consultant), Elizabeth King ( Principal Psychologist, South Lanarkshire Council) and PACT ( Parents and Children Together), taking our membership to 75 organisations. See attached flyer for our mission, aims, core values statement and current membership list. Please circulate this … Read more
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
A champion of young children
A positive, realistic description of what relationships can achieve in residential care
Opportunities are few; do your homework first.
The importance of philosophy – even in England
A personal view of developments in international child care over nearly forty years
A whole system analysis and reform is needed for Children’s Services to use children’s homes positively.
Congratulations to Sarah on her successful nomination for “star” carer.
Issue 11 of the Journal is now online at http://www.goodenoughcaring.com/JournalIndex.htm
Including the heart of residential child care, social pedagogy, a field trip to Germany, a conference in Ireland, HDJ and the Health and Social Care Bill
What is the future for residential child care?