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Face to Face with Children
The Life and Work of Clare Winnicott

ISBN 9781855759978
Published February 24, 2004 by Routledge
332 Pages

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Book Description

This book presents the life and work of one of the leading British social workers of the 20th century. The wife of Donald Winnicott, an analysand of Melanie Klein, a wartime innovator in helping evacuated children, a teacher and mentor to a generation of British social workers and a gifted psychoanalyst, Clare Winnicott's life encompassed a remarkable richness of relationships and accomplishments.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Foreword -- Foreword -- Clare Winnicott: her life and legacy -- Oxfordshire -- The problem of homeless children -- Children who cannot play -- Introduction to Deprivation and Delinquency -- Child care in Oxfordshire: An interview with Alan Cohen -- Working with Children -- Casework techniques in the child care services -- Face to face with children -- Communicating with children—I -- Communicating with children—II -- Social Work -- The “rescue motive” in social work -- The development of insight -- Development towards self-awareness -- On D. W. Winnicott and Psychoanalysis -- D.W.W.: A reflection -- D. W. Winnicott: his life and work -- Early observations on object relations theory -- A personal tribute: Dr Lois Munro -- Fear of breakdown: a clinical example -- Published Works of Clare Winnicott

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