In her debut blog, Charlotte Kitchen reviews a small qualitative study from Ireland, which explores how young people in foster care feel about psychotherapy.[read the full story...]
Dental neglect in children and adolescents -prevalence and risk factors
This review of the prevalence of dental neglect and risk factors in children and adolescents included 10 observational studies. A high prevalence of dental neglect (range 10% to 83%) and caries ( range 38.9% to 99% )was identified.[read the full story...]
“I can’t trust anyone”: the role of cognitive processes in PTSD symptoms in young people in care #CAMHScampfire
Douglas Badenoch summarises a longitudinal study of cognitive predictors of (complex) post-traumatic stress in young people in out-of-home care.
Follow #CAMHScampfire on Twitter at 5pm BST on Monday 29th March for an online journal club discussing this paper.[read the full story...]
How do we ensure foster placement stability for children?
Susannah Bowyer looks at a systematic review on understanding foster placement instability for looked after children and considers the practice issues.[read the full story...]
Enhancing resilience and social support for kinship foster care
Susannah Bowyer summarises and critiques a Spanish study on training and support for resilience in kinship foster care, drawing out lessons for UK practice.[read the full story...]