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30 years of childcare practice and research: an overview

| Multiple

Eighteen leading figures in the field of adoption and fostering contribute to this special edition of BAAF’s acclaimed journal. They reflect on what has been achieved in family placement in the last three decades and also consider some of the many challenges that remain. Themes discussed include: contact; the evolution of developmental psychology; the importance of recognising children’s family and social relationships through to adulthood; assessment; and listening to children.

Four essential guides to online safety

| Eileen Fursland

This bundle includes: Foster care and social networking - Social networking and contact - Facing up to Facebook - Social networking and you. Get these four essential guides to online safety for only £35 (£48.80 when purchased separately).

Loving and living with traumatised children

| Megan Hirst

Written with courage, honesty and humour, this is a book to inspire and encourage any adoptive parents who are struggling to seek support for themselves and the traumatised children in their care.

Nutmeg - the full collection

| Judith Foxon

The popular Nutmeg children’s book series tells the story of a little squirrel, and his younger sister and brother.

Nutmeg gets a little help

| Judith Foxon

The popular Nutmeg children’s book series tells the story of a little squirrel, and his younger sister and brother. Nutmeg is now settled with his adoptive family but has questions which confuse and worry him. This story explores and explains adoption support and direct work, including life story work, and how these can be helpful.

Parenting Matters: Parenting a child with toileting issues

| Kathryn Fenton with Ellie Johnson

This book is part of CoramBAAF’s Parenting Matters series which explores many of the health conditions commonly diagnosed in looked after children. This title provides authoritative, clinical guidance for carers and adopters on why toileting issues can occur and what can be done about it.

Ten top tips on supporting adopters

| Jeanne Kaniuk

The Ten Top Tips series considers some of the fundamental themes in child care practice in concise, practical guides ideal for busy practitioners. This book explores some of the underpinning principles on which a successful support service for adopters depends.

The adopter's handbook on therapy

| Eileen Fursland

Adoption offers a new start and a loving home for many children. However, for many children, putting the past behind them isn't easy - here, therapy can help. This guide offers clear and factual summaries of the different therapies and therapeutic parenting programmes that are available, as well as support groups and other resources.