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Author Lemay, Raymond A., 1952-
Title Looking after children : a practitioner's guide / Raymond Lemay and Hayat Ghazal.
Imprint Ottawa [Ont.] : University of Ottawa Press, [2007]

Author Lemay, Raymond A., 1952-
Subject Foster home care -- Canada.
Children -- Institutional care -- Canada.
Child welfare -- Canada.
Child care -- Canada.
Resilience (Personality trait)
Alt Name Ghazal, Hayat, 1971-
Description 1 online resource (vii, 124 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 Introduction to Looking After Children: A Practitioner's Guide; Chapter 2 A Developmental Model for Looking After Children; Chapter 3 The Importance of Positive Expectancies; Chapter 4 Parenting; Chapter 5 Resilience; Chapter 6 The Assessment and Action Record (AAR); Chapter 7 The Seven Developmental Dimensions; Chapter 8 The Plan of Care; Chapter 9 Managerial Use of the Assessment and Action Record; Chapter 10 Implementing LAC in Your Organization; Index.
Summary Looking After Children is an assessment and planning approach for children and youth in out of home care, first developed in the UK, and since 1997 adapted and used increasingly in Canada, particularly in Ontario. The approach is developmental and strengths based. The Assessment and Action Record (AAR), the core clinical tool, provides the basis for an in-depth assessment interview which then leads to a comprehensive care plan. The AAR is computerized and provides the possibility of data aggregation, and the recent revision allows for comparability among Canadian children as assessed by the Na.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780776616568 (electronic bk.)
0776616560 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 243566802
Additional Format Print version: Lemay, Raymond. Looking After Children : A Practitioner's Guide. Ottawa : University of Ottawa Press, ©2007 9780776606439

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