I have just posted another book Review:
raising cain – Caring for Troubled Youngsters/Repairing our Troubled System — By: Richard J. Delaney
The primary audience of “raising cain” is foster and adoptive parents though the author dedicates the book “To all helping professionals whose labor of love includes troubled foster and adopted children” and most of the behaviors and many of the issues can relate directly to residential care. Cain is the person in the Bible that killed his brother Abel and the author describes him as the “first emotionally disturbed child” He uses Cain as a metaphor for for troubled foster children, I think, because of their behavior they are sometimes forced to wander through the foster care system in the same way that Cain was forced to wander the earth as a marked individual for his behavior………….
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