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Reflections of a Caregiver

I joined the children’s workforce in 1976 soon after newly formed social services departments introduced generic social work, approved schools ...
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Guilty Until Proved Innocent

Imagine this…. One of the children in the home where you work is suffering from complex trauma and is functioning ...
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Memoirs of a Caregiver

Memoirs of a Caregiver You don’t have to look for bad news about children’s social care, it finds you. For ...
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A Letter to My Corporate Parents

This letter is a typed and author approved copy of the original letter written by Jackie McCartney, a care experienced ...
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FINDING HOME

Finding Home: A feeling not a place. Reflections on Your Life Your Story 2019 Saira-Jayne Jones Where to begin? I ...
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The sociological and psychological barriers to care leavers in career guidance – An autoethnographic perspective from Katrina Goodman

First published in Career Matters June 2019 / Issue 7.3 Autoethnography – a form of self-reflection and writing that explores ...
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Reflections…

As someone who left care with no exams or a proper place to live being dumped by the care system ...
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Our Care Family

Your Life Your Story 2017 brought care experienced adults and are givers together with published authors to learn the techniques ...
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Stories Shared with Amanda Knowles MBE

When Janet Rich, founder of The Care Leavers Foundation, approached me about running a writing event for care leavers during ...
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A LETTER by Amanda Knowles

Child of the State Hopeless House, 17 Unheard Place, Why Bother Land. Today Dear Child of the State, It must ...
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Oi You F*cker’ Book Review by Jonah Calkin ” 12th February 2019

To those of my generation, mention foster care and the world of Tracy Beaker comes to mind. Tracy has to ...
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From small acorns….

Your Life Your Story Posted on October 27, 2017 by Rosie Canning Home! Hiraeth! A fantastic few days running Your ...
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