Offering evidence-based suggestions for improving the mental health of children in care, this book looks at some of the common problems children encounter, describes effective therapeutic interventions and shows what professional agencies can do to improve outcomes.
Jeune Guishard-Pine OBE is a chartered psychologist with significant experience and specialism in child and family psychology. She is currently Consultant Psychologist and Director of Bespoke Psychology. Gail Coleman-Oluwabusola is clinical lead for the Family Drug and Alcohol Court in Wakefield and previously worked as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist in a secure adolescent inpatient setting. Gail is also an honorary lecturer within the Clinical Psychology Unit at Sheffield University. Suzanne McCall is a counsellor at the Luton Family Consultation Clinic working with adolescents, parents and foster carers and also works from her own private practice. She was previously a qualified social worker with over ten years of experience working with children in care and children in need and at risk.