Book reviews

We regularly review books for inclusion in the Rees Centre newsletter and website. If you would be interested in writing a future review, please email us.

Taking Action for Looked After Children in School. A knowledge exchange programme.
Reviewed by Virtual School Head Felicity Evans and Education Advisor Julie Dallas, Hertfordshire Virtual School

Welcome to Fostering.
Reviewed by foster carer Hilary Shearer.

The simple guide to child trauma. What it is and how to help.
Reviewed by foster carer Alison Donnelly-Shorrock.

Supporting the mental health of children in care.
Reviewed by Kate Cairns.

Parenting a child who has experienced trauma.
Reviewed by foster carer Colin Chatten.

Trauma is Really Strange.
Reviewed by Nikki Luke, Rees Centre Research Fellow

A Guide to the Education of Looked After Children England (The Fostering Network).
Reviewed by John Fallowfield, independent social worker.

Creating Stable Foster Placements.
Reviewed by foster carer Judith Clare.

Young People Leaving Care. Supporting Pathways to Adulthood.
Reviewed by Áine Rose Kelly, doctoral student at the Rees Centre & care leaver.

Keeping Foster Children Safe Online. Positive Strategies to Prevent Cyberbullying, Inappropriate Contact, and Other Digital Dangers.
Reviewed by foster carer Jackie White.

Why Won’t my Teenager Talk to Me?
Reviewed by foster carer Jane Vellacott.

A Different Home by John DeGarmo.
Reviewed by foster carer Colin Chatten.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, Interdisciplinary Perspectives.
Reviewed by Liam Curran. Independent social worker/FASD educator.



Book review

Foster carer Jane Vellacott reviews Why Won't My Teenager Talk to Me? by John Coleman

Book Review

Foster carer Judith Clare reviews Creating Stable Foster Placements by Andy Pithouse & Alyson Rees