Catalogue by titles / Adoption and Fostering: New Developments in Childcare Practice and Research

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ISS/IRC Code PER-ADOPT UK-01-020
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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 Foster-care
Substitute-family
Kinship-care
Placement
Free text Among articles in this issue: the surprising recovery and ability to thrive in family placement of children who have suffered abuse and neglect is discussed in Resilience and family placement - A lifespan perspective, by Gillian Schofield. The author stresses "the importance of interdependence rather than independence" for young people leaving care, through the support and help of significant adults and network of friends. Other articles concern the placement of children in foster care: Rethinking the process of specialist assessment for looked after children, by Debbie Hindle; Placement choice in temporary foster care: A research study, by Suzette Waterhouse and Edwina Brocklesby. In the section on "Research for practice": 'Second time around?: a survey of grandparents raising their grandchildren - reviews a report commissioned by the Home Office Family Policy Unit.

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Work area Psychology
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