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ISS/IRC Code TOOL-ADOPT UK-056
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Title Adoption support services for families in difficulty: A literature review and UK survey
Author RUSHTON Alan
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Date published/issue 00-00-2002
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Publisher British Association for Adoption and Fostering, Skyline House, 200 Union Street, London SE1 0LX, Uni
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Page 135
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ISBN 1 903699 15 0
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Document description Evaluation
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Index Failure-placement
Special-needs-child
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Child-post-adopt-sup
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Free text Review of research on the occurrence of difficulties that appear with children that have been placed in substitute families, and the level of support received by families after adoption. Reference to post-adoption services that have been developing in the UK and elsewhere with the different focus of interventions -family centered, child centered, different types of therapeutic services depending on the kind of problem identified. Chapter 4 reviews UK Government policy and current initiatives with the recognition of the need for specific post-adoption services. Part 2 of the book reports on a survey conducted to evaluate the different support services provided by adoption agencies, as well as their own evaluation of needs and ways to improve these services to families

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