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Creating stable foster placements : learning from foster children and the families who care from them

Author: Andy Pithouse; Alyson Rees
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What are the key ingredients for long lasting foster care placements? In this study the lives and routines of 10 foster families, considered to be providers of effective and lasting care are examined. Featuring original research, the type of care that these families provide and the reason for their success is analysed.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2014015603
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andy Pithouse; Alyson Rees
ISBN: 085700865X 9780857008657
OCLC Number: 900011745
Description: 1 online resource (232 pages .)
Contents: Creating StableFoster Placements; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1: Fostering in the UK: Key Characteristics and Challenges; Chapter 2: Ways of Thinking About Children and Families in Foster Care; Chapter 3: Meet the Families; Chapter 4: Tough Job Fostering: Why Do It?; Chapter 5: Food, Fostering and Family Life; Chapter 6: Foster Care and the 'Body'; Chapter 7: Space and Place in the Foster Home: Views from the Young People; Final Comments; References; Subject Index; Author Index
Responsibility: Andy Pithouse and Alyson Rees ; foreword by Freda Lewis.

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Here is a very special book that gets under the skin of foster care. It captures the living, breathing realities of daily life for foster children and carers. It shows why foster care is so important Read more...

 
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