Catalogue by countries / A marginalised resource? Recruiting, assessing and supporting single carers

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ISS/IRC Code TOOL-PRACTICE ENG-152
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Title A marginalised resource? Recruiting, assessing and supporting single carers
Author BETTS, Bridget
Generic unit Good Practice Guide

General information
Date published/issue 00-00-2007
Date received 00-00-0000
Place published UNITED KINGDOM
Editor
Publisher BAAF (British Association for Adoption and Fostering) 6-10 Kirby Street, London EC1N 8TS, UK; (www.baaf.org.uk)
Distributor
Page 49
Price 9,95 £
ISBN 9781905664146
Type of material Booklet
Language of document

Document information
Document description Commentaries
Guide
Information
Country concerned UNITED KINGDOM
Index Foster-care
Practice
Adoption
Pap-single
Procedure-adoption
Paps-info-counsel
Matching
Free text This publication aims to give information about the legal position on adoption and fostering by single men and women. This issue reviews the research, the relevant legislation across the UK, and the policy and practice issues surrounding these questions. It also discussed the ways of recruiting single men and women as adopters and foster carers; issues regarding best practice in all stages of the assessment process;ways for social workers to support single adopters and carers; changing perceptions of single male carers and their future role in adoption and fostering. The publication has quotations from single carers who have adopted or are waiting to be matched. This material it is useful for social workers, social work managers, and those involved with the recruitment, assessment and support of ofster carers and adopters.

Document qualification
Degree of interest Of interest
Work area Miscellaneous
Potential users All
Other potential users General