The Therapeutic Care Journal

John Diamond summarises what is included this month… “The first paper is by Mark Brady who is a service manager at Amicus Foster Care. In his paper ‘Can Youth Work Underpinned by Therapeutic, Mental Health and Wellbeing Principles Promote Confidence and Resilience?’ Mark writes “In October 2020 I set up several youth groups and activities toContinue reading “The Therapeutic Care Journal”

Building and maintaining the therapeutic structure, and some thoughts on the consultant’s role.

John Burton. July 2018 In The Handbook of Residential Care (Routledge 1993) I wrote a chapter called “Creating helpful organisation”. It covered buildings, furnishings and decoration, using money, boundaries, public and private space, kitchens, bathrooms and lavatories, food and catering, team and community meetings, supervision, staff support groups, training and development, rotas, routines and habits,Continue reading “Building and maintaining the therapeutic structure, and some thoughts on the consultant’s role.”