It’s on its way. The goodenoughcaring special (aka goodenoughcaring Journal 18) is approaching your station, and if you look up the rail track you can just about see her coming round the bend you can just begin to the see the passengers and their paraphernalia.
Elaine Arnold writes about separation, loss, attachment and reunion issues, Denise Carroll and Mark Smith consider recent research about residential care workers and mental health professionals working together, as ever Cynthia Cross talks sense, this time about adult defensiveness , Alex Russon reflects on his volunteer work with David, a man with addictions problems and suggests the childhood events which may have led to them, Maurice Fenton writes about the feelings stirred while writing his new book, John Stein challenges us to think again about the positives of points systems, Justin Frost reviews Ken Loach’s classic 1971 film Family Life, Patrick Tomlinson reflects on aspects of empathy, John Whitwell answers the question,”Why a therapeutic community?”, Nigel Wilson ponders upon the statement of purpose of children’s home and Charles Sharpe reviews Maurice Fenton’s new book Social Care and Child Welfare in Ireland . Of course we may still pick up a few freight hoppers on the way.
See you at the station, high noon December 15th, 2016. Any day now any way now , we shall be released.