|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Social Sciences Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||How is the concept of resilience operationalised in practice with vulnerable children?|
|Citation:||Daniel B, Vincent S, Farrall E & Arney F (2009) How is the concept of resilience operationalised in practice with vulnerable children?, International Journal of Child and Family Welfare, 12 (1), pp. 2-21.|
|Abstract:||Increasing emphasis is being placed on the concept of resilience in policy and practice relating to vulnerable children and their families yet little is known about how, and to what extent, the concept is actually being operationalised in child and family services. This article presents the findings from a study which aimed to analyse the ways in which ‘resilience' as a concept is shaping practice in settings that explicitly espouse a resilience-led framework. The study included a UKbased and an Australian component, to allow for international comparisons and contrasts in the use of resilience as a concept in practice. The findings from a survey of 201 practitioners (108 in the UK; 93 in Australia) and 32 case studies (18 in the UK; 14 in Australia) are presented and considered in the light of the existing resilience literature in order to gauge the extent of congruence between practice as described and the principles indicated by the existing literature.|
|Rights:||The publisher has not yet responded to our queries. Use of this resource should be confined to research or private study. If you are aware of any restrictions please contact us (email@example.com) and we will immediately make the fulltext unavailable.|
This item is protected by original copyright
Items in the Repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.
If you believe that any material held in STORRE infringes copyright, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org providing details and we will remove the Work from public display in STORRE and investigate your claim.