Thinking Psychologically About Children Who Are Looked After and Adopted: Space for Reflection
Foreword by David Howe.
1. Being Heard: Listening to the Voices of Young People, and their Families (Kim S. Golding, Helen R. Dent, Ruth Nissim and Liz Stott).
PART I: MAPPING THE TERRITORY.
2. Holding it All Together: Creating Thinking Networks (Liz Stott).
3. The Zoo of Human Consciousness: Adversity, Brain Development and Health (Helen R. Dent with Sharon Brown).
4. ‘Like Highly Polished Mirrors’: Educational Psychology and Support for the Education of Looked After and Adopted Children (Anne Peake).
Addendum to Part I: Supporting the Looked After Child in School: A Case Example (Helen Hill).
PART II: CREATING A CONTEXT FOR CHANGE.
5. A Snapshot in Time: The Role of Psychological Assessment of Children and Young People in the Court System (Jenny Stevenson and Catherine Hamilton-Giachritsis).
6. Engaging the Network: Consultation for Looked After and Adopted Children (Helen R. Dent and Kim S. Golding).
7. Finding the Light at the End of the Tunnel: Parenting Interventions for Adoptive and Foster Carers (Kim S. Golding).
8. Being Adopted: Psychological Services for Adopting Families (Julie Hudson).
9. More thanWalls: The Context of Residential Care (Ruth Nissim).
PART III: THERAPEUTIC SPACES FOR DIRECT WORKING.
10. Home From Home: Interventions within Residential Settings (Ruth Nissim).
11. Opening the Door: How Can Therapy Help the Child and Young Person Living in Foster or Adoptive Homes? (Kim S. Golding with Ann Courtney and Jane Foulkes).
12. ‘Forgotten Miseries’: Can Attachment Theory Help to Guide Interventions? (Kim S. Golding).
Conclusion: Travelling Hopefully – The Journey Continues (iz Stott, Ruth Nissim, Helen R. Dent and Kim S. Golding).