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Child care law Wales

| Alexandra Conroy Harris with Deborah Cullen. Welsh additions by Sarah Coldrick

This quick reference guide provides a quick introduction to the main legal provisions for the care of children in Wales. Designed to provide a basic framework, it presents a summary of the main statutes, regulations and court rules, with sections on all the main strands of law relating to parents, children and local authority responsibilities.

Safeguarding Children living with Foster Carers, Adopters and Special Guardians: Learning from case reviews 2007–2019

| Hedy Cleaver and Wendy Rose

This good practice guide is based on a UK-wide study of 52 case reviews concerning 98 children who had died or experienced serious harm while living with foster carers, adopters or special guardians. The study spans a 12-year period and is the first to focus exclusively on reviews of cases of children in alternative family care. Consequently, it shines a spotlight on those issues that are particular to these children – the selection and assessment of their carers; the support both children and carers receive; and the supervision and management of such arrangements.

The Child's Legal Journey through Care

| Shefali Shah

This innovative guide demystifies the law by explaining its application to children’s rights, children’s possible routes through care, and the legal stages of Children Act proceedings, Written in a clear and simple manner, it sets out what practitioners should do to achieve the best outcomes for children while fulfilling what the law requires.

Safeguarding Children living with Foster Carers, Adopters and Special Guardians: A guide to reflective practice

| Hedy Cleaver and Wendy Rose

This companion guide draws upon information in the associated Good Practice Guide, 'Safeguarding Children living with Foster Carers, Adopters and Special Guardians: Learning from case reviews 2007–2019' which details the results of a UK-wide study of 52 case reviews concerning 98 children who had died or experienced serious harm while living with foster carers, adopters or special guardians.

Child care law England

| Alexandra Conroy Harris and Deborah Cullen

This quick reference guide provides a quick introduction to the main legal provisions for the care of children in England. Designed to provide a basic framework, it presents a summary of the main statutes, regulations and court rules, with sections on all the main strands of law relating to parents, children and local authority responsibilities.

Child care law Northern Ireland

| Michael Long

This quick reference guide presents a useful overview and accessible summary of the main legal provisions and principles affecting the law relating to child care in Northern Ireland. New updated 2018 edition.

Fostering now

| Fergus Smith, Chris Brann and Alexandra Conroy Harris

This handy guide presents the law, regulations, standards and guidance relating to fostering in England today, in easily digested bite-sized chunks.

Alternatives to custody

| The Alternatives to Custody Project – Europe

This book is one of the main outcomes of a two-year pan-European project on developing intensive and remand fostering programmes for young people in conflict with the law, who might otherwise be in custody.

Key changes to family justice (England)

| Shefali Shah

This clear, concise guide supports practitioners and professionals by detailing recent changes in the law, including the Children and Families Act 2014, Family Justice Review and Fostering for Adoption. More importantly, it also explores how these changes are being applied in practice to meet children’s needs and reduce delay.