The Family and the School
A joint systems approach to problems with Children
This edition has been revised and updated to include more material specifically related to work with schools. It reflects the major changes in society, in legislation and in the nature of the interaction between families and the education system in the last decade. The contributors all have links with the Child and Family Department of the Tavistock Clinic and include educational psychologists working with schools and hospitals, family therapists, child and family psychiatrists and teachers.
Table of Contents
Notes on contributors -- Foreword to first edition /John Bowlby -- Foreword to second edition /John Byng-Hall -- Introduction /Elsie Osborne and Emilia Dowling -- 1 THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK: A JOINT SYSTEMS APPROACH TO EDUCATIONAL PROBLEMS WITH CHILDREN /Emilia Dowling -- 2 SOME IMPLICATIONS OF THE THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK: AN EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST'S PERSPECTIVE /Elsie Osborne -- 3 THE CHILD, THE FAMILY AND THE SCHOOL: AN INTERACTIONAL PERSPECTIVE /Elsie Osborne -- 4 TAKING THE CLINIC TO SCHOOL: A CONSULTATIVE SERVICE FOR PARENTS, CHILDREN AND TEACHERS /Emilia Dowling -- 5 JOINT INTERVENTIONS WITH TEACHERS, CHILDREN AND PARENTS IN THE SCHOOL SETTING /John Dowling and Andrea Pound -- 6 PARENTS AND CHILDREN: PARTICIPANTS IN CHANGE /Neil Dawson and Brenda McHugh -- 7 THE TEACHER'S VIEW: WORKING WITH TEACHERS OUT OF THE SCHOOL SETTING /Elsie Osborne -- 8 SOME ASPECTS OF CONSULTATION TO PRIMARY SCHOOLS /Caroline Lindsey -- 9 SCHOOLS AS A TARGET FOR CHANGE: INTERVENING IN THE SCHOOL SYSTEM /Denise Taylor -- 10 CONSULTATION TO SCHOOL SUBSYSTEMS BY A TEACHER /Muriel Barrett -- 11 THE CHILDREN ACT 1989: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE FAMILY AND THE SCHOOL /Caroline Lindsey -- 12 ISSUES FOR TRAINING /Emilia Dowling and Elsie Osborne -- Bibliography -- Name index -- Subject index.
Emilia Dowling is Consultant Child Psychologist and Head of Child Psychology at the Tavis tock Clinic. Elsie Osborne is a chartered child psychologist and was Head of Discipline in the Child and Family Department of the Tavis tock Clinic, prior to her retirement.