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The role and responsibilities of professionals: services and support for young carers and parents with mental illness

Jo Aldridge and Saul Becker

in Children caring for parents with mental illness: Perspectives of young carers, parents and professionals

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344007
eISBN:
9781447301776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344007.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter looks at the role of professionals and their relationships and interventions with parents and young carers. It argues that, to understand why and how children care for parents with ... More


Children caring for parents with mental illness: Perspectives of young carers, parents and professionals

Jo Aldridge

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344007
eISBN:
9781447301776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344007.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Little is known about the experiences of children living in families affected by severe and enduring mental illness. This book provides an in-depth study of children and young people caring for ... More


Children’s experiences of caring for parents with severe and enduring mental illness

Jo Aldridge and Saul Becker

in Children caring for parents with mental illness: Perspectives of young carers, parents and professionals

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344007
eISBN:
9781447301776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344007.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter presents the perspectives of children caring for parents with severe and enduring mental illness. It discusses the representation of young carers; factors mediating the onset of care by ... More


Social capital in the lives of young carers

Monica Barry

in Social Capital, Children and Young People: Implications for practice, policy and research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429285
eISBN:
9781447307570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429285.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter explores social capital in the lives of young carers. Barry reports the views and experiences of 20 young carers (10 young men and 10 young women aged 12–23) who were involved in young ... More


Towards a systemic approach: ways forward and conclusions

Jo Aldridge and Saul Becker

in Children caring for parents with mental illness: Perspectives of young carers, parents and professionals

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344007
eISBN:
9781447301776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344007.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses the findings in this book and locates them in a broader context of how professionals might identify and respond to the needs of parents with mental illness and children who may ... More


Parental mental illness and young caring: research and prevalence

Jo Aldridge and Saul Becker

in Children caring for parents with mental illness: Perspectives of young carers, parents and professionals

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344007
eISBN:
9781447301776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344007.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter reviews the relevant and available literature, medical and social research, and child protection and contemporary young carers' studies. It reviews some of the early medical ... More


Participatory research with children and young people

Jo Aldridge

in Participatory research: Working with vulnerable groups in research and practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447305644
eISBN:
9781447311003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305644.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Focusing on the rights of children and young people, and specifically their participation rights, this chapter considers new and developing participatory research methods that enhance children’s ... More


Children's involvement in domestic and ‘caring’ work: new insights

Richard Olsen and Harriet Clarke

in Parenting and disability: Disabled parents' experiences of raising children

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343642
eISBN:
9781447302902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343642.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter studies the extent of children's involvement in domestic and ‘caring’ work, as well as the context it takes place in. It explores the different factors that might influence the degree to ... More


Children’s time and space

Antonia Keung

in The well-being of children in the UK

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447325628
eISBN:
9781447325659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325628.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The chapter provided a review on the changes of children’s physical environment including their home and outdoor spaces; as well as the opportunities and risks associated with their increasing use of ... More


Disabled parents and normative family life: the obscuring of lived experiences of parents and children within policy and research accounts

Harriet Clarke and Lindsay O’Dell

in Family troubles?: Exploring changes and challenges in the family lives of children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447304432
eISBN:
9781447307884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304432.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines understandings of family life where a parent has an impairment or experiences chronic health difficulties, drawing on the authors’ separate research on the experiences of ... More


Participatory research: Working with vulnerable groups in research and practice

Jo Aldridge

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447305644
eISBN:
9781447311003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305644.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This book examines the nature of participatory research in the social sciences and its role in increasing participation among vulnerable or marginalised populations. What is meant and understood by ... More


Children caring for parents with HIV and AIDS: Global issues and policy responses

Ruth Evans

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420220
eISBN:
9781447301769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420220.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This book focuses on the experiences and perspectives of children and young people who care for a parent with HIV in the global North and South. Drawing on in-depth qualitative research from the UK ... More


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