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Foster placements : why they succeed and why they fail

Author: Ian Sinclair; Kate Wilson; Ian Gibbs
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2005.
Series: Supporting parents.
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Based on exhaustive research, the authors discuss the primary concerns in foster placement planning. By monitoring and describing the individual characteristics of the child within their placement, we are able to discover what types of support are most beneficial.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Sinclair; Kate Wilson; Ian Gibbs
ISBN: 1843101734 9781843101734
OCLC Number: 56615672
Description: 272 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The sample : characteristics and reasons for placement --
Placements and destinations --
A kind of loving : the children's accounts --
Outcomes --
Explanations : social worker and carer accounts --
The case studies --
Spirals of interaction --
Measuring success --
Foster children : characteristics, personalities and problems --
Birth families : characteristics and patterns of contact --
Foster families : characteristics, reactions to child and approach of main carer --
Social work support --
Other forms of support --
Change and containment.
Series Title: Supporting parents.
Responsibility: Ian Sinclair, Kate Wilson and Ian Gibbs.
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