By Pat Petrie, Janet Boddy, Claire Cameron, Valerie Wigfall, Antonia Simon
- How does residential care in England evaluate with that of alternative eu nations?
- what's social pedagogy, and the way does it aid these operating with kids in care?
- How can baby care coverage and perform be more desirable in the course of the uk?
This e-book is written opposed to the history of the gross social drawback suffered by means of so much looked-after kids in England. It compares ecu coverage and techniques – from Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany and the Netherlands – to the general public care process in England. Drawing on study from all six nations, the authors examine how various rules and perform can have an effect on kids in residential houses. a specific concentration is at the new angle provided via social pedagogy, an idea that's favourite in continental Europe.
The booklet compares younger people's personal stories and value determinations of residing in a residential domestic, and the level to which residential care compounds social exclusion. established upon theoretical and empirical proof, it deals strategies for present dilemmas relating looked-after young ones within the uk, when it comes to classes realized from coverage and perform in other places, together with education and staffing issues.
Working with kids in Care is vital examining for college kids, teachers and pros in health and wellbeing, schooling and social care who paintings with youngsters in residential care.
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Broad theoretical base, practical training, sport and creative skills. Eclectic, mainly theoretical. 5 days/week in year 1; 1 day/week in year 2; 10 months in year 3. Broad theoretical base, practical training, sport and arts. 4 years Hogeschool: Diploma in social pedagogic support. the Netherlands Notes: * The term Erzieher derives from Erziehung, which literally translates as bringing up or pulling up. ** Equivalent to Masters level qualification in the UK. ***In France there is also the E´cole Certificat as E´ducateur Moniteur is a lower level training, not a full qualification, taken over 2 years.
They must know their roles and the limits of their roles – they are not equivalent to parents. And the head of a Flemish residential establishment for children with behavioural and emotional difficulties asked: ‘Are personal relationships in a professional capacity difficult? Yes. Very – the main issue in team dynamics – how these relationships are [to be] kept professional. e. ’ Reflection on practice, in the light of theory and of the practical outcomes intended for young people, is seen as one means by which a proper balance may be achieved.
Germany Training for work with children in Germany takes place in institutions of both further and higher education. There are three distinct levels of training. The most basic of these is a three year vocational college (Fachschule) qualification as a state approved Erzieher (‘upbringer’). Universities of applied sciences (Fachhochschule) offer a four year degree in social pedagogy, the preferred form of qualification for employment within children and youth services, including residential care.