Donna Travis

Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (11 of 11)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 374,113 - Total Helpful Votes: 11 of 11
No Matter What: An Adoptive Family's Story of Hope&hellip by Sally Donovan
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely brilliant, 24 Sep 2013
This story is truly amazing and should be read by all people interested in adoption. It's honesty and candour is what makes this book so heartwarming. Sally is an inspirational person who I'm sure will inspire people to adopt and become amazing parents. Im a student social worker and this book has really made me open my eyes to the adoption process and the support that both the children and the parents need.
Hackney Child by Morag Livingstone
Hackney Child by Morag Livingstone
9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
This book was extremely thought provoking for me. It raised many issues in the previous way in which fostering was conducted such as single parents not being able to foster and also about the voice of a child not being heard properly and the impact this can have upon the child and upon their self opinions. It covers issues of self harm, attachment and of a child's reaction to change in circumstances. This book highlights the importance of the need for stability in children's lives, especially highlighting the impact change in staff/SW's can have upon vulnerable children and how they interpret these changes of staff. It discussed the impact of poverty, alcohol and prostitution and also the… Read more

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