Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 17 No 2
In this issue - a special edition coinciding with the 19th annual Scottish Institute for Residential Child Care (SIRCC) conference - you will find peer-reviewed papers, commentaries, book reviews and some special pieces touching on the theme of the conference: the developmental approach to supporting children’s potential. Included amongst the pieces which cover education, leaving care, peer relationships, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), love, human rights and young people’s participation, is an article from Terje Halvorsen on the need to approach professional theories in residential care in a more useable way; and reflections from Jim Gillespie, CEO of Kibble Education and Care Centre, on the history and developments that have led many of the changes in group living.
In addition to the individual articles listed below, this special issue is also available to download in full.
Peer reviewed articles
|Improving child care in India through the development of the Questionnaire to Assess Needs of Children in Care (QANCC)||Kiran Modi, Emaya Anbalagan, Radhika Shroff, Nidhi Singhal|
|A relational approach helps change teachers’ attitudes towards the inclusion of young people who are looked after||David Woodier|
|Scotland's Looked After Children: best educated in class, or do they need a ‘Hole in the Wall’?||Paul Lee Alan|
|Poly-theorism in the field of residential child care||Terje Halvorsen|
|Is it love? A study of young people’s personal impressions and experiences of relationships in residential care in a Norwegian treatment collective.||Arvid Lone, Erik Paulsen|
Commentary, reflections and other articles
|Be Bully Free||Brian Donnelly|
|Right from the Start: Investing in parents and babies||Mike Findlay|