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ISS/IRC Code PER-ADOPT UK-01-018
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Title Adoption and Fostering: New Developments in Childcare Practice and Research
Author BAAF (British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering)
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Date published/issue 00-00-2001
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Publisher British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering, Skyline House, 200 Union Street, London SE1 0LX
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Index Substitute-family
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Legislation-adoption
Prepa-adoption-paps
Child-post-adopt-sup
Neglect
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Free text Spring 2001 issue of this publication by BAAF. Among the articles: Early adversity and adoptive solutions, by Ann and Alan Clarke - research findings on resilience of children who have suffered severe deprivation; factors that foster this resilience in particular children and those that threaten personal development; the role of adoption and permanent fostering in promoting resilience and overcoming early deprivation for children removed from their families of origin. The authors caution that extreme conditions of abuse and neglect in many children taken into care require support for the adoptive family before and after placement. Family building in adoption, by Barbara Prynn - links successful adoption relationships to early family experiences of adopters. In the section Medical Notes: Health inheritance - the importance of family history for children in public care.

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