Unless marked as "missing", all dissertations listed below are held in the Archive and Study Centre Research Library. Those indicated are available online. For a unified list of those available online, Go Here.

Adams, Mark

1995

From chaos to confidence: a manager’s reflective practice in a National Health Service setting

Alliston, Suzanne

1998

Love and hate in the mother child relationship: understanding the nature of maternal ambivalence

Baker, Barney

1998

Cutting down the scale: a study of the therapeutic ideals within a small residential children’s home

Benjamin, Alison

2000

What are the essential ingredients to enable foster carers to create and sustain a successful adolescent placement?

Best, Deborah

1995

Not here on holiday: an exploratory study of refugee children and their families in Reading

Blogg, Rosie

missing

2006

'You don't have to be sad to work here but it helps.' The personal journey of the worker and its significance for therapeutic practice 

Brotherston, Andrea J

2002

What did you learn in school today? A reflective account based on groupwork in one mainstream school

Brown, Christopher

1993

Sailing Alone: the supervision needs of unit managers/officers-in-charge of residential homes for children

Burnett, Angus

2004

A Foreign Correspondent: Projection and Transference Issues and the New Leader

Cammiss, Carol

2004

Unconscious processes in staff teams: The process of splitting and projection in a residential children's home

Campbell, Iain

2000

Creating stability in a continual crisis: how clear leadership and management is needed to create a holding environment in a local authority emergency children’s home.

Carlin, Gary

2006

In the context of therapeutic child care should men look after children who have been sexually abused?

 

Cox, Richard

1998

Who is ‘good enough? Can workers fulfill a parenting role?

Dacre, Viv

1996

A study of practice within family centre settings by the means of a literature search

Darien, Trudy

2000

Keywork or team work? Building lives in a therapeutic community

Day, Carol

2000

A study of groupwork within a residential setting

Diamond, John

1993

"The Use of Supervision and Consultation to Develop a 'Reflective' Practice with an Emotionally Disturbed Client Group in Group Care Organizations"

Easterbrook, Lorraine

2006

Does the SACCS Assessment Process contribute to the 'Recovery' of Traumatised Children in the area of Attachment?

Evans, Don

2002

What are the barriers to the promotion of positive relationships between residents and their families in the setting of a therapeutic community for children?

Fernyhough, Dave

2006

A Winnicottian Approach to the Management of Challenging Behaviours in Schools: How applicable are the theories of "Holding" and the "Facilitating Environment" to the management of extreme and challenging behaviour in a large secondary school?

Findlay, Jude

2006

The Chrysalis. What do supervising social workers need to understand about therapeutic approaches to enable 'good enough' support to foster carers, and how can these approaches be integrated within the role of worker?

Fudge, Georgina

2002

The Pad - softening the education muscle: reflections on setting up a therapeutic day resource in a school for children with emotional and behavioural difficulties

Fuller, Adele

1997

Don’t ask me to make decisions!’ Can a more directive role in play therapy be more appropriate in helping children who have been sexually abused?

Gittens, Joycelyn

2006

Therapeutic child care in the fostering situation. How far can therapeutic approaches be integrated into the role of a supervising social worker working within an independent fostering agency? a personal account

Glackin, Eleanor Diane

missing

2007

Still waters run deep. A reflective account of the introduction of therapeutic processes, within an established local authority residential setting - a manager’s perspective. 

Goodman, Sue

1998

Bridges to Reality

Goodspeed, A.D.

2004

When the Cat's Not Away: An examination of the role and function of the Deputy Team Leaders in a Residential Special School

Grady, Pete

2000

Waiting for Miracles to Happen? A consideration of the use of a short term model of social work in a long term residential unit.

Gwatidzo, Nyasha

1997

Looking at issues of race in therapeutic work: a case study in therapeutic work with a mixed parentage 11-year-old boy

Hamil, Debbie

missing

2007

What leads residential staff who work in therapeutic childcare settings to choose to leave and how might this knowledge improve staff retention? 

Hill, Elizabeth

2004-05

How can a Statutory Assessment form the basis of therapeutic work?

Hopper, Linda

1993

Communication between mothers and their foetuses

Houghton, Annie

2004-05

If the therapeutic task is to enable young people to form positive relationships in the future how can this be achieved if their only role modelling is that of a space boundary?

Hudgell, Elaine

2004

Staff Supervision in a Residential Special School: 'How can staff supervision help care workers and teachers understand and meet the emotional needs of vulnerable young people?'

Jolly, Denise

1998

The residential task of maintaining familial links for children with autism

Keaveney, Clare

2000

An Reflective Examination of Ending Work Therapeutic Work with Children

Keenan, Karol A.

2006

Food Glorious Food? An exploration of the issues of anxiety and its containment for children and adults surrounding food and mealtimes in a residential therapeutic setting

Langfeld, Jeanette

2000

The development of therapeutic treatment in a small children’s home: reflections of a manager

Ledger, Denise

 

2002

A Family Centre approach to Early Therapeutic Intervention for Young Children and their Families

Lewis, Rhoda

1998

Making Sense - The Lived Experience [of working in residential child care]

Lucas, Margarete

1993

Understanding and Working with the Symbolic Communications of an Eight-Year-Old Girl in a Residential Setting: A Case Study

Lund, Stephen

1998

On becoming a leader: and the dynamics of the group, in a residential child care setting

Matthews, Tony

2006

'Against the Grain'. How far can a therapeutic community approach be developed as a specialised unit provision of, and be successfully integrated within, an organisation which overall in its other units and in its educational provision, adopts predominantly behavioural techniques in its work with troubled young people?

McNally, Dympna

2004

'A really long day': A brief study combining motherhood and working with children

McRae, Jenni

2000

How can we hold the carers who hold the children, to prevent foster placement breakdowns?

Mead, Debbie

2002

Feeling their way through chaos: how through structured and informal support a fieldworker can be enabled to find a way to promote more therapeutic practice within the fieldwork setting

Musgrave, Sarah

1993

Working towards the partnership philosophy with families in an under elevens children’s resource centre, by means of an evaluation of the centre from the families’ perspective

Newton, Sharon

2000

Touch in a climate of unease: The importance of touch in residential child care

Nicholl, Louise

2004

Riding the Waves of Emotion in a Sea of Change: A reflective enquiry into the importance of emotions in processing change within a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

Oliver, Jo

1998

Race, culture and identity, and care planning

Parry, Pia

2004

Moving on, Reflections on a Journey…A Reflective Study based on the move that some children make from one type of local authority placement to another

Peacock, Simon

1997

Holding On: An Exploration of the Relevance of 'Holding' and 'Containment' to Field Social Work with Children

Peel, Chris

1998

Getting Better: Towards a theoretical understanding of Munchausen Syndrome By Proxy

Pettipher, Janet

missing

1998

Preventing the perpetuation of emotional damage into the next generation 

Raj, Shamin

2002

A student’s journey to reflective learning and practice in therapeutic child care

Rivers, John

2004

Using Parents as First Therapists: A reflective study of enabling parents through the use of parenting groups within a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Team to become first therapists

Roach, Joanna

2002

Working With the Families of Young People in Residential Care

Roberts, Dave

2002

What is the emotional impact upon staff of changing the primary task in a residential children’s unit?

Rowe, Melissa

1998

Should male residential social workers be employed in residential homes for adolescent young women?

Sanders, Jenny

2006

Finding their feet: The development of infants’ sense of self during Heuristic Play sessions in a Children’s Centre

Sands, Katrina

2006

Home from Home: A Reflective Exploration of some unconscious aspects of registered child minding - How can we better understand the therapeutic potential of the work of child minders?

Scotland, Dennis

1998

What is the primary task of emergency accommodation homes: a case study

Shenton, Maria

1996

After the charisma: a case study in the experience of establishing a training programme in Albania for child care workers

Stacey, Paula

2002

How can you helpfully use relationships in social work with children and their families?

Steele, Marc

2007

'Angels with dirty faces’: A reflective study of the journey of a residential care worker’s emotional and practical development, in order to aid the development of therapeutic ethos in a private care provision.

Taylor, Maria

2004-05

Surviving the Task. How can the process of staff selection be further developed to identify people who can become effective in the work of therapeutic residential child care?

Tomlinson, Patrick

1996

The holding environment and the maternal ideal: a critique of Winnicott

Turberville, John W.

2006

If Only You Would Exclude ‘Ben’ We Would Be Able To Work With The Others Just Fine!
A Case Study of the ‘Excludable Child’ in a Residential Special School

Ulloa, Maria L.

2006

“It is better just go” : An exploratory study of the anxieties and defences related to the quality of the attachment relationship in a pre-school setting.

Vale, Janet

1997

How Family Centres Evaluate their Practice: A study of evaluation methodologies and how they are used in family centre evaluation

Walmsley, Gill

2002

Addressing the Empty Chair: Reflections on fathers' attendance at family appointments in a child mental health setting

Wheeler, Ros

1994

What are the feelings aroused in substitute carers of sexually abused young people, and the implications of these feelings for practice.

Wightwick, Sue

2006

‘Mummy I miss you’ ………

All Mothers Are Missed, Even 'Bad' Mothers. How understanding this belief can shape and enhance our work with troubled young people in therapeutic child care.

Williams, Nin

2000

An exploration of the dynamics of youth justice Family Group Conferences

Woodhead, Judith

1995

Residential living and individual development: a case study of provision for children and young people who have a learning disability

Woods, Sally

2000

Towards an understanding of the developing relationship between a newly placed adoptive child and his adoptive parents: a case study