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Damaged - Cathy Glass, GLASS CATHY
Damaged
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cathy glass has fostered over 50 children over 20 years but non of them had been as disturbed as jodie,a troubled eight year old whose violence and aggression had seen off five foster carers in just four months.when jodie arrived cathy had no idea what lay beneath jodies shocking behaviour,which... show more
cathy glass has fostered over 50 children over 20 years but non of them had been as disturbed as jodie,a troubled eight year old whose violence and aggression had seen off five foster carers in just four months.when jodie arrived cathy had no idea what lay beneath jodies shocking behaviour,which included smearing faeces all over the house,errupting into violent rages and even cutting herself.little by little,as jodie's rage was met with patience and understanding,she began to trust cathy,and to confide the dreadful background which has led to her present torment.
jodie's childhood had been an appalling litany of mistreatment and neglect,which should have alerted the numerous social work professionals involved with her case.jodie's case file was so big it filled two suitcases,but apparently not one of her social workers had ever read the entire file.if they had ,jodie's story and her future might have been vert different.fin ally,in cathy,jodie found one adult worthy of her trust,one who could help her begin the process of recovery.
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ISBN: 9780007790654 (0007790651)
Edition language: English
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I CRIED THROUGH THE WHOLE BOOK Cathy Glass is a bestselling British author, freelance writer and foster carer.Her work is strongly identified with both the True Life Stories and Inspirational Memoirs genres, and she has also written a parenting guide to bringing up children, Happy Kids, and a novel,...
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