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Centre for Child and Family Research

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Publications

Ward, H. (TBC) Separating Families: How the origins of current child welfare policy and practice can be traced to the nineteenth century child rescue movement. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Skuse, T. and Ward, H. (TBC) Listening to Children’s Views of Care and Accommodation. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Holmes, L., Westlake, D. and Ward, H. (2012) Calculating and comparing the costs of Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care in English Local Authorities. Research Report. Children and Youth Services Review, 34, 2141-2146.

Ward, H., Brown, R. and Westlake, D. (2012) Safeguarding Babies and Very Young Children from Abuse and Neglect. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Holmes, L. and McDermid, S. (2012) Understanding Costs and Outcomes in Child Welfare Services. A comprehensive costing approach to managing your resources. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Ward,H., Brown,R. and Maskell-Graham,D. (2012) Young Children Suffering, or Likely to Suffer, Significant Harm: Experiences on Entering Education. London: Department for Education.

Munro, E.R. and Lushey, C. (2012) Local Safeguarding Children Board Chairs' Perspectives on Responding to Recommendations Outlined in the Munro Review of Child Protection. London: Childhood Wellbeing Research Centre.

Munro, E.R., Lushey, C., Ward. H. and the National Care Advisory Service (NCAS) (2012) Evaluation of Staying Put (18+) Family Placement Programme: Final report. Research Report. Department for Education.

Munro, E.R., Lushey, C., Ward. H. and the National Care Advisory Service (NCAS) (2012) Evaluation of Staying Put (18+) Family Placement Programme: Final report. Research Brief. Department for Education.

Munro, E.R., Pinkerton, J. Mendes, P. Hyde-Dryden, G. Herczog, M. and Benbenishty, R. (2011) 'The contribution of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child to understanding and promoting the interests of young people making the transition from care to adulthood.' Children and Youth Services Review. 33(12), pp.2417-2423.

The most recent CCFR publications are listed below. These publications include downloadable reports (both full reports and research briefs), and links to journal articles, books and book chapters.

McDermid, S., Holmes, L., Ghate, D., Trivedi, H., Blackmore, J. and Baker, C. (2016) The evaluation of Head, Heart, Hands. Introducing social pedagogy into UK foster care. Final synthesis report The Centre for Child and Family Research, Loughborough University, and the Colebrooke Centre for Evidence and Implementation

McDermid, S., Holmes, L., Ghate, D., Trivedi, H., Blackmore, J. and Baker, C. (2016) The evaluation of Head, Heart, Hands. Introducing social pedagogy into UK foster care. Final synthesis report: Executive summary. The Centre for Child and Family Research, Loughborough University, and the Colebrooke Centre for Evidence and Implementation

Ghate, D., The Colebrooke Centre and McDermid, S., The Centre for Child and Family Research (2016) Implementing Head, Heart, Hands: Evaluation of the implementation process of a demonstration programme to introduce social pedagogy into foster care in England and Scotland. Main Report. Colebrooke Centre and Loughborough University

Ghate, D., The Colebrooke Centre and McDermid, S., Centre for Child and Family Research (2016) Implementing Head, Heart, Hands: Evaluation of the implementation process of a demonstration programme to introduce social pedagogy into foster care in England and Scotland. Summary of key findings. The Colebrooke Centre and Loughborough University

Ghate, D., The Colebrooke Centre and McDermid, S., Centre for Child and Family Research (2016) Implementing Head, Heart, Hands: Implementation Case Studies The Colebrooke Centre and Loughborough University

Brown, R., Ward, H., Blackmore, J., Thomas, C. and Hyde-Dryden, G. Centre for Child and Family Research, Loughborough University (2016) 8-year-olds identified in infancy as at risk of harm Department for Education

Sebba, J., Luke, N., Rees,A., Plumridge, G., Rodgers, L., Hafesji, K. and Rowsome-Smith, C., McDermid, S. and Trivedi, H. (2016) Evaluation of The London Fostering Achievement Programme - Final Report

McDermid, S. with Hepburn, A. (2015) Evaluation of the Made to Measure Pilot: Pooling Personal Budgets. Final Evaluation Report. Centre for Child and Family Research, Loughborough University

The National Children’s Bureau, The Who Cares? Trust, Action for Children, Barnardo’s, Together Trust and the Centre for Child and Family Research, Loughborough University. (2014) ‘Staying Put’ for young people in residential care: A scoping exercise.

James K. Whittaker, Lisa Holmes, Jorge F. del Valle, et al. (2016) Therapeutic Residential Care for Children and Youth: A Consensus Statement of the International Work Group on Therapeutic Residential Care Residential Treatment for Children and Youth

La Valle, I., Holmes, L., Gill, C., Brown, R., Hart, D. and Barnard, M. (2016) Improving Children’s Social Care Services: Results of a feasibility study CAMHS Press

Lushey, C. and Munro, E.R. (2017) 'Peer Research Methodology: Challenges and Solutions' Peer Research Methodology: Challenges and Solutions SAGE Research Methods Cases

Lushey, C., Aldridge, J., Browning, A. and Hyde-Dryden, G. (2017) TwentyTwenty Evaluation: Final Report Centre for Child and Family Research, Loughborough University

 

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