Hidden Ambitions

Hidden Ambitions

We all have ambitions, dreams and goals for the future. Young care leavers are no exception! FIND OUT MORE https://www.childcomwales.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Hidden-Ambitions.pdf What needs to happen… They may aspire to become a doctor, teacher, lawyer...

Secure care

My few years working in secure residential child care was probably the steepest learning curve of my career to date. It is a unique hot-house of challenge and delights. So how can we do it better? There are lessons here for everybody… In no other work setting...
Residential child care…

Residential child care…

After fostering, residential care is perhaps the most committed and focussed form of working with troubled kids. It’s hard graft and requires exquisite skill to do it well Here are a few tips to help & encourage… I worked in residential childcare for...