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Adrian Ward - Therapeutic Communities for Children and Young People (Therapeutic Communities, 10) - 9781843100966 - V9781843100966
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Therapeutic Communities for Children and Young People (Therapeutic Communities, 10)

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Description for Therapeutic Communities for Children and Young People (Therapeutic Communities, 10) Paperback. This collection of papers written by respected experts with extensive experience builds a powerful picture of the theory and practice of therapeutic community work with young people. A wide variety of therapeutic community approaches is considered alongside an analysis of the implications of this model for mainstream residential practice. Editor(s): Kasinski, Kajetan; Ward, Adrian; Pooley, Jane; Worthington, Alan. Series: Community, Culture and Change. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: JKSB1; JKSN; JMC; JMH; MMH; MMJT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 232 x 160 x 18. Weight in Grams: 506.
Tackling the difficult issues facing those who work with traumatized and sometimes dangerous young people and their families, this new volume shows how professionals can bring about positive change and growth through the creation of "holding" and healing therapeutic environments. This collection of papers written by established and respected experts with extensive practice and research experience builds a powerful picture of the theory and practice of therapeutic community work with young people. A wide variety of therapeutic community approaches is considered alongside an analysis of the implications of this model for mainstream residential practice. Social work, health care and education ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
Series
Community, Culture and Change
Number of Pages
336
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781843100966
SKU
V9781843100966
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Ref
99-99

About Adrian Ward
Adrian Ward works is the Programme Director of the qualifying MA in Social Work at the Tavistock Centre, London. His background is in residential child care and he has written extensively about residential care, group care and therapeutic approaches to social work, and co-edited several books in this field; he was editor of the journal Therapeutic Communities from 1999 to ... Read more

Reviews for Therapeutic Communities for Children and Young People (Therapeutic Communities, 10)
An impressive, comprehensive collection that is badly needed to fill a gap in the current literature. The volume addresses a very highly specialized treatment-modality practiced in the United Kingdom in therapeutic communities. Yet most of what is described is familiar and useable for those of us who practice in the United States and, I would imagine, elsewhere in the western ... Read more

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