Children living in different settings
Children living in different settings

This free course is available to start right now. Review the full course description and key learning outcomes and create an account and enrol if you want a free statement of participation.

Free course

Children living in different settings


Abbott, D., Morris, J. and Ward, L. (2001) The Best Place To Be? Policy, Practice And The Experiences Of Residential School Placements For Disabled Children, York, Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
Berridge, D. (1996) Foster Care: A Research Review, London, HMSO.
Bullock, R., Little, M. and Millham, S. (1993) Residential Care for Children: A Review of the Research, London, HMSO.
Carpenter, B. and Bovair, K. (1996) ‘Learning with dignity. Educational opportunities for students with emotional and behavioural difficulties’, Canadian Journal of Special Education Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 6–160.
Department of Health (1997) People Like Us (Utting Report), London, Department of Health.
Department of Health (1998) Quality Protects: Framework for Action, London, Department of Health.
Department of Health (2004) Every Child Matters: Change for Children in Health Services, London, Department of Health.
Department of Health and Welsh Office (2000) Lost in Care: Report of the Tribunal of Inquiry into the Abuse of Children in Care in the Former County Council Areas of Gwynedd and Clwyd Since 1974 (The Waterhouse Report), London, The Stationery Office.
Douglas, A. and Philpot, T. (2003) Changing Families, Changing Times, London, Routledge.
Farmer, E. and Pollock, S. (1998) Sexually Abused and Abusing Children in Substitute Care, London, Wiley.
Fostering Network (2005) The Cost of Foster Care, London, British Association for Adoption and Fostering.
Horgan, G. and Sinclair, R. (1997) Planning for Children in Care in Northern Ireland, London, National Children's Bureau.
Kendrick, A. (1995) Residential Care in the Integration of Child Care Services, Edinburgh, Scottish Office.
Morris, J. (1998) Still Missing? Volume 2: Disabled Children and the Children Act, York, Joseph Rowntree Foundation/The Who Cares Trust.
National Foster Care Association (1994) Making it Home, London, NFCA.
National Statistics (2005) Outcome Indicators for Looked After Children, London, DFES.
Neil, E. and Howe, D. (2004) Contact in Adoption and Permanent Foster Care: Research Theory and Practice, London, British Association for Adoption and Fostering.
Nottinghamshire Pathfinder Trust (2005) Newsletter No. 8, February 2005 Nottinghamshire County Council.
Rose, R. and Philpot, T. (2005) The Children's Own Story: Life Story Work with Traumatized Children, London, Jessica Kingsley.
Schweitzer, P. (ed.) (1990) Goodnight Children Everywhere: Memories of Evacuation in World War II, London, Age Exchange Theatre Trust.
Skuse, T. and Ward, H. (2005) in Aldgate, J., Jones, D., Rose, W. and Jeffery, C. (eds) The Developing World of the Child, London, Jessica Kingsley.
Sinclair, I. and Gibbs, I. (1998) Children's Homes: A Study in Diversity, Chichester, Wiley.
Sinclair, I., Gibbs, I., Wilson, I., Baker, K. (2005) Foster Children: Where They Go and How They Get On, London, Jessica Kingsley.
Triseliotis, J., Shireman, J. and Hundleby, M. (1997) Adoption Theory: Policy and Practice, London, Cassell.
Waterhouse, S. (1999) How Foster Carers View Contact Signposts in Fostering pp. 250–262.
‘Where's Your Horns?’: People of Spitalfields Talk About the Evacuation (1979) London, Spitalfields Books.

Take your learning further

Making the decision to study can be a big step, which is why you'll want a trusted University. The Open University has 50 years’ experience delivering flexible learning and 170,000 students are studying with us right now. Take a look at all Open University courses.

If you are new to university level study, find out more about the types of qualifications we offer, including our entry level Access courses and Certificates.

Not ready for University study then browse over 900 free courses on OpenLearn and sign up to our newsletter to hear about new free courses as they are released.

Every year, thousands of students decide to study with The Open University. With over 120 qualifications, we’ve got the right course for you.

Request an Open University prospectus