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Leadership in residential child care : evaluating qualification training

Author: Dione Hills; Camilla Child
Publisher: Chichester ; New York : John Wiley, ©2000.
Series: Living away from home.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In one enquiry after another, there has been a call for an increase in the proportion of qualified staff in residential child care services, as one of a range of solutions to the difficulties that have beset the service. Leadership in Residential Child Care compares and assesses courses available for professional social work training and explores the ways that training contributes to the quality of care in the
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hills, Dione.
Leadership in residential child care.
Chichester ; New York : John Wiley, ©2000
(OCoLC)606296373
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dione Hills; Camilla Child
ISBN: 0471984779 9780471984771
OCLC Number: 42397379
Description: xiv, 225 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. The qualification debate --
2. The evaluation of RCCI: research methods --
3. Local authority training strategies and staff secondment --
4. Issues in DipSW programme design, content and delivery --
5. Teaching and learning: residential child care staff and their experience of DipSW programmes --
6. Making the DipSW relevant for residential child care workers and managers --
7. Returning to work --
8. The return of secondees: the impact on the work environment --
9. Training the residential child care managers of the future.
Series Title: Living away from home.
Responsibility: Dione Hills and Camilla Child.
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This text offers an evaluation of a study commissioned by the DoH into residential child care in response to the difficulties and scandals that have beset the service. It aims to tackle the dilemmas  Read more...

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an intelligent and worthwhile book, which I would recommend.." (Children & Society, Vol.15 2001) ..".a very useful and accessible review..." (Therapeutic Communities, Vol.21, No.4, 2000)

 
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