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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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How can we determine success in foster placements? Based on exhaustive research, the authors discuss the primary concerns in foster placement planning, considering the high frequency of placement breakdowns, their impact on the child's behaviour and school performance, and the challenges this places on foster families. The specific needs of the foster child are given close attention in determining a pathway to  Read more...
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Sinclair, Ian, 1938-
Foster placements.
London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2005
(DLC) 2004022996
(OCoLC)56615672
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Sinclair; Kate Wilson; Ian Gibbs
ISBN: 1423710533 9781423710530 9781846420672 1846420679 1843101734 9781843101734
OCLC Number: 60745719
Description: 1 online resource (272 pages).
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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Based on exhaustive research, the authors discuss the primary concerns in foster placement planning, considering the high frequency of placement breakdowns, their impact on the child's behaviour and  Read more...

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