Introductory Chapter Every Child Matters: Setting the Context for the 'Hard to Reach' (Martin Hughes).
1 Underachieving Pupils, Underachieving Schools: What Pupils Have to Say (Lynn Turner).
2 Impression Management: Understanding and Enabling Children’s Perception of Competence (Stephanie James).
3 Containing the Emotional Needs of Adolescent Boys 'at Risk of Exclusion' in Mainstream Schools (Kathryn Anne Pomerantz).
4 WhatWorks in Reintegration Following Exclusion: Supporting the Parts Only Peers can Reach (Jackie Lown).
5 'Hard to Reach' Migrant Children (Peter Lloyd Bennett and Jane Reid).
6 A Seminar Approach to Multi-Agency Collaboration, Team Building and Therapeutic Group Problem-Solving Where Some Attendees Might be Described as 'Hard to Reach' (Michael Pomerantz).
7 Reaching Pupils on the Autistic Spectrum: Parents' Experiences, Provision and 'Professional Reachability' (Brian Willis).
8 Exploring Joined-up Solutions for a Child with Complex Needs (Heather Northcote).
9 Engaging the Hardest to Reach Parents in Parenting-Skills Programmes (Nicola McGrath).
10 Whose Voice is it Anyway? (Mary Chilokoa and Jane McKie).
Concluding Chapter Validating and Using Children's Views: Professional Dilemmas about Working Inside Agencies (David Thompson and Jo Holt).
Appendix 1 Bibliography of Key Documents.
Appendix 2 Searching for Explanations and Responsibilities as to Why Some Clients May be 'Hard to Reach'.
Appendix 3 Developing Good Practice with 'Hard to Reach' Children and Families.
Martin Hughes Sheffield City Council.
David Thompson University of Sheffield.