Foster placements : why they succeed and why they fail / Ian Sinclair, Kate Wilson and Ian Gibbs.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Princeton Public Library - Princeton||362.733 Sin (Text)||30890000606457||Adult Books Upper level||Available||-|
- ISBN: 1843101734 (pbk.)
- ISBN: 9781843101734 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: 272 p. ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: London ; Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2005.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (p. 262-265) and indexes.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| The sample : characteristics and reasons for placement -- Placements and destinations -- A kind of loving : the children's accounts -- Outcomes -- Explanations : social worker and carer accounts -- The case studies -- Spirals of interaction -- Measuring success -- Foster children : characteristics, personalities and problems -- Birth families : characteristics and patterns of contact -- Foster families : characteristics, reactions to child and approach of main carer -- Social work support -- Other forms of support -- Change and containment.
|Summary, etc.:|| Based on exhaustive research, the authors discuss the primary concerns in foster placement planning. By monitoring and describing the individual characteristics of the child within their placement, we are able to discover what types of support are most beneficial.
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