Children and young people 'looked after'? : education, intervention and the everyday culture of care in Wales (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Children and young people 'looked after'? : education, intervention and the everyday culture of care in Wales

Author: Dawn Mannay; Alyson Rees; Louise Roberts
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales press.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The relative educational, employment and lifecourse disadvantages of individuals who have experienced the care system remains an issue of widespread international concern. The chapters in this edited  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dawn Mannay; Alyson Rees; Louise Roberts
ISBN: 1786833557 9781786833556
OCLC Number: 1129909654
Description: xvi, 252 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: List of figures and tables List of contributors Acknowledgements 1. Introduction - Dawn Mannay, Alyson Rees and Louise RobertsI. Education and policy intervention 2. Charting the rise of children and young people lookedafter in Wales - Martin Elliott3. Educational interventions for children and young peoplein care: A review of outcomes, implementation andacceptability - Gwyther Rees, Rachel Brown, Phil Smith and Rhiannon Evans4. Exploring the educational attainment and achievementof children who are `looked after' in formal kinship care - Rebecca C. Pratchett and Paul Rees5. Promoting the education of children in care: Reflectionsof children and carers who have experienced `success' - Paul Rees and Amy Munro6. Transitions from care to higher education: A case studyof a young person's journey - Gemma AllnattII. The culture of care and the everyday lives of childrenand young people 7. The daily lived experiences of foster care: The centralityof food and touch in family life - Alyson Rees8. The natural environment and its benefits for childrenand young people looked after - Holly Gordon9. Factors that promote positive supervised birth familycontact for children in care - Joanne Pye and Paul Rees10. Yet another change: The experience of movement forchildren and young people looked after - Rebecca Girling11. `A family of my own': When young people in andleaving state care become parents in Wales - Louise RobertsIII. Participatory, qualitative and collaborative approaches 12. Positionality and reflexivity: Conducting qualitative interviews with parents who adopt children from foster care - Claire Palmer13. Sandboxes, stickers and superheroes: Employing creative techniques to explore the aspirations and experiences of children and young people who are looked after - Dawn Mannay and Eleanor Staples14. A view from a Pupil Referral Unit: Using participatory methods with young people in an education setting - Phil Smith15. Enabling care-experienced young people's participation in research: CASCADE Voices - Eleanor Staples, Louise Roberts, Jennifer Lyttleton-Smith, Sophie Hallett and CASCADE Voices16. Lights, camera, action: Translating research findings into policy and practice impacts with music, film and artwork - Dawn Mannay, Louisa Roberts, Eleanor Staples and Ministry of LifeIV. Conclusion 17 Conclusion - Dawn Mannay, Alyson Rees and Louise RobertsIndex
Responsibility: edited by Dawn Mannay, Alyson Rees and Louise Roberts.
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"This edited volume draws together a significant body of research in Wales concerning care-experienced children and young people. Using innovative methodologies, and with a welcome focus on strengths Read more...

 
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