Stories from 2012:
- The College of Social Work Magazine: ACP member Stuart Hannah was interviewed for an article about how social workers trained in forms of psychotherapy could offer a blueprint for the therapeutic professionals envisaged post-Munro.
- YoungMinds: Two ACP members made valuable contributions to the summer 2012 issue. Nick Midgley submitted a summary of his presentation given at the New Savoy Partnership conference in 2011. The article, ‘The credible evidence quandry’, argued that we must cast our net wider when establishing what therapies work best for children and young people with mental health problems.
Read the article The credible evidence quandry
A second article, Lost for words, was written by Jeanne Magagna who oversaw the compiling of a book detailing the thoughts of mute children, their parents and the professionals who worked with them. In the article she explains what inspired her.
Read the article Lost for words
- Coram – infancy contact in adoption and fostering: building on research by ACP member Jenny Kenrick, this children’s charity has been raising awareness of the impact on vulnerable infants subject to care proceedings of contact arrangements ordered for them. Read Coram’s response to the Department for Education’s Review of Contact Arrangements for Children in Care (August 2012), which highlights the need for improved guidance to ensure the infant’s experience is taken into account when making contact arrangements.