PEOPLE AND SERVICES THAT CAN HELP
Within both RCT and MT there is a LAC team who can help and advise you on most matters. Whenever there is anything worrying you about a CLA in your care or you just simply want to find out something then contact this team. If they can’t help you themselves they will be able to signpost to someone who can.
Contact details are:
Jess Jones LAC Coordinator
Rhondda Cynon Taf,
Hannah Bevan LAC Coordinator
|Unit 5, Triangle Business Park,||
|Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 4TQ||CF45 4UQ|
|01685 727484 / 07800 708725||01443 744049 / 07786 523939|
SOME USEFUL BOOKS FOR FINDING OUT MORE ABOUT WHAT HAS BEEN DISCUSSED IN THIS RESOURCE
Attachment in the Classroom: The links between children’s early experience, well-being and performance in school by Heather Geddes (2006).
Inside I’m hurting: Practical strategies for supporting children with attachment difficulties in schools by Louise Bombèr (2007).
What About Me? Inclusive Strategies to Support Pupils with Attachment Difficulties make it Through the School by Louise Bombèr (2011).
Observing children with attachment difficulties in school: a tool for identifying and supporting emotional and social difficulties in children aged 5-11 by Kim Golding (2012).
The Teacher’s Introduction to Attachment: Practical Essentials for Teachers, Carers and School Support Staff by Nicola Marshall (2014).
Why can’t my child behave? by Amber Elliott (2013) - Particularly useful for foster carers and parents.
My Social Stories Book by Carol Gray (2002).
Teaching the Unteachable: Practical ideas to give teachers hope and help when behaviour management strategies fail by Marie Delaney (2009).
RESOURCES THAT ARE USEFUL FOR WORKING WITH CLA
A. Kelly. (2003). Talkabout – Developing Social Communication Skills. Speechmark Publishing Ltd.
A. Kelly. (2003). Talkabout –Building self esteem and relationship skills. Speechmark Publishing Ltd.
J. Mosley and R. Grogan. (2009). The Big Book of Calmers. Positive Press.
M. Silver. (2013). Attachment in common sense and doodles. A Practical Guide. Jessica Kingsley:London.
M. Sunderland. (2001). Helping Children with Feelings series. Speechmark Publishing Ltd.
M. Sunderland. (2001, 2003). Stories for Troubled Children series. Speechmark Publishing Ltd.
P. Wilson. (1996). The Little Book of Calm. Penguin Books: London.
P. Wilson. (1996). The Little Book of Hope. Penguin Books: London.
W.I.S.E. Up! Powerbook for children ages 6-12, which can be purchased directly from The Center for Adoption Support and Education, Inc. (C.A.S.E.) Published by The Center for Adoption Support and Education, Inc., (2000).
British Association for Adoption and Fostering
Centre for Child Mental Health
Foster Network UK
Nurture Group Network
Post- Adoption Centre