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ISS/IRC Code PER-ADOPT UK-01-010
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Title Adoption and Fostering
Author BAAF (British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering)
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Date published/issue 00-00-1999
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Publisher British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering, Skyline House, 200 Union Street, London SE1 0LX
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Fam-orig-post-adopt-sup
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Free text Spring 1999 issue of this publication: article by Mary Harber on Transforming adoption in the 'new' South Africa in response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic - on the attempts by one child welfare agency to create a more appropriate service for black South African children in need of adoption. Article by Mary Beek: Parenting children with attachment difficulties - Views of adoptive parents and implications for post-adoption services. In Adoption information exchange - Evaluation of a letterbox system in a local authority, V. Carter, S. Magee and R. Thoday describe the results of a survey on a confidential 'postbox system' between adoptive and birth families set up in 1993 in Hampshire Social Services Department. In Permanency planning for children with Down's Syndrome - the adolescent years, K. Mason, P. Selman and M. Hughes report on a study of 12 adopted Down's Syndrome children who have reached adolescence. Research findings of a longitudinal study begun in 1996 at the University of East Anglia: "Contact after Adoption" - on post-adoption birth family contact being organized for children who have recently been placed.

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