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Social work and children in residential care

Shelagh McGuire

Social work and children in residential care

social work support for children"s homes and hostels managed by smallvoluntary organizations; report of a pilot project

by Shelagh McGuire

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Published by Scottish Association of Voluntary Child Care Organisations. in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] Shelagh McGuire and Carol Horn.
ContributionsHorn, Carol., Scottish Association of Voluntary Child Care Organisations.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21075106M

  Introduction. The profession of social work has played an oppressive role in its involvement with the Indigenous Peoples in Canada. This began in the 19th century, through the residential school system, and continued, in the 20th century, with the child welfare by: 1.   Keeping children safe in residential care At the end of March there were around 1, disabled children in residential care. Around 2, additional children .

(). Unaccompanied Refugee Minors in Sweden: Challenges in Residential Care and the Role of Professional Social Work. Residential Treatment for Children & Youth: Vol. 36, Special Issue on Adolescent and Young Adult Refugees and Unaccompanied Minors in Residential Care, pp. Author: Franziska Anna Seidel, Sigrid James. Chapter 1 Matters of Professional Identity and Social Work. and manager in residential child care settings on factors influencing decision-making in children and families social work in.

Attachment theory and social work with ‘looked after’ children and their families This can be used to teach parents or carers to care for children in a way that promotes a secure base and which will in turn assist children to develop healthy internal working models and compensate for previous negative experiences. residential. With services like our Intensive Supervised Structured Care (ISSC) Project in Ayrshire, we support young people at risk of going into secure or long-term residential care. ISSC offers offence-focused intervention, individual and group work programmes of social care, life skills and education/training through intensive staff support.


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Written by experienced practitioners and academics, this book surveys the practice of residential child care. It takes as its starting point the fact residential child care requires Social work and children in residential care book and children to share a common life-space in which the quality of interpersonal relationships is crucial/5(9).

The book successfully balances its theoretical context with a focus on practice, making it an invaluable resource for students and practitioners.

It will be useful for social work and social care students, trainee residential workers, and professionals who have an interest in working with looked after children.

This important book provides the answers with a crystal-clear map of the field of social work with children and families. Focused on four major themes - family support work, child protection. Written for social work degree students, this practical book looks at the experience of children in need who live in state care and the social worker’s role in working with these children.

Social work with children, young people and their families is a very challenging area of social work practice. In my view, it is also one of the most rewarding, although its demands can make those rewards at times seem very distant indeed. resource for foster carers, residential social workers, adoptive parents and kinship carers.

It is a guide to helping them to help the children in our care to record their lives. The work could be a chapter of their life now or the whole story, as it is known at the time of writing.

The central point is that the process. Mark Smith worked in residential schools and homes for 20 years before moving to university teaching. He is currently Senior Lecturer in Social Work at the University of Edinburgh;Dr Leon Fulcher has practiced in and taught residential child care across different continents for over 40 years/5(9).

Residential care can be defined as ‘a group living arrangement for children in which care is remunerated by adults who would not be regarded as traditional carers within the wider society’.

3 However, this definition has been criticised because some institutionsFile Size: KB. Child & Family Social Work provides a forum where researchers, practitioners, policy-makers and managers in the field exchange knowledge, increase understanding and develop notions of good practice.

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In general, children’s social care is delivered through demand-led services that local authorities have a legal duty to provide, such as support for disabled children, protecting children from harm and taking responsibility for ‘looked-after children’,* including through foster and residential care placements.

[ 1 ]. Service Description Residential child care services are provided for children and young persons under the age of 21 who cannot be adequately cared for by their families because of various reasons such as behavioural, emotional or relationship problems, or family crises arising from illness, death and desertion.

Social Work Handbook: Life story for work children and young people in care; Guidance on life story work for social workers by Kent County Council (includes an example of a completed life story book) Click here to view/download.

Life Story Work: A resource for foster carers, residential social workers, adoptive parents, and kinship carers, to. Children’s views about social work tasks Support for children living with their families The review examines social work tasks from the perspectives of children living with their families, as well as children in foster and residential care, and care leavers.

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Children's Social Work Statistics. Source: The Scottish Government Description: Local authorities have a responsibility to provide support, security and accommodation to certain children and young people. This publication gives the characteristics of these children in Scotland and combines information which prior to /03 and between /06 and /09 was previously published.

Social Work ASWB Clinical Exam Guide and Practice Test, Second Edition Set - Includes a Comprehensive Study Guide and LCSW Practice Test Book with Questions, Free Mobile and Web Access Included Dawn Apgar PhD LSW ACSW.The NASW Standards for Social Work Practice in Child Protection() served as an initial effort care, and group residential care—for children or youths who have been placed in the custody of the state and who require living arrangements away from their birth or adoptive parents.launching a social care worker recruitment campaign in Marchincluding people who support children living in residential child care and in foster care mapping research about work what people are already doing to support care experienced children, to study good practice in child care across Wales and to look at how we can share that.