Catalogue by countries / Permanent Sibling Placement - Research Summary

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ISS/IRC Code COM-ADOPT ENG-053
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Title Permanent Sibling Placement - Research Summary
Author The Hadley Centre for Adoption and Foster Care Studies
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Date published/issue 03-00-2002
Date received 00-00-0000
Place published UNITED KINGDOM
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Publisher The Hadley Centre for Adoption and Foster Care Studies, School for Policy Studies, 8 Priory Road, Bristol BS8 ITZ, UK
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Page 4
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Type of material Note
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Document description Research
Country concerned WORLD
Index Siblings
Foster-care
Adoption
Placement
Foster-care-long-term
Free text This paper is a research summary about permanent sibling placement. It underlines the dilemmas and complexities raised by placement of siblings. Among other things, it explains that decision about these placements should take account of children's individual and shared needs and their feelings about each other. Research shows that sibling placements can be positive and may be more stable than placements of children on their own. There may be reasons why siblings are, or need to be placed apart. If this is the case, robust plans for contact should be drawn up unless this is clearly contra-indicated by the children's relationships and feelings.

Document qualification
Degree of interest Sensitive
Work area Psychology
Social work -->
Potential users Associate
NGO-Partner
Other potential users Adopt-Agency
Adopt-Parents
Court
NGO