Touch, Physical Restraint and Therapeutic Containment in Residential Child Care

Abstract By Laura Steckley, British Journal of Social Work, published July 7, 2011 The relationship between touch and physical restraint in residential child care is not well understood. Theories of therapeutic containment offer insight into the practice of physical restraint, the place of touch in residential child care practice and the impact of wider fearsContinue reading “Touch, Physical Restraint and Therapeutic Containment in Residential Child Care”