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Foster placements : why they succeed and why they fail / Ian Sinclair, Kate Wilson and Ian Gibbs.

Sinclair, Ian, 1938- (Author). Wilson, Kate, 1943- (Added Author). Gibbs, Ian. (Added Author).
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Princeton PL - Princeton 362.733 Sin (Text) 30890000606457 Adult Books Upper level Available -

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  • ISBN: 1843101734 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781843101734 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 272 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: London ; Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2005.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 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.
Subject: Foster home care > Great Britain.
Foster children > Great Britain.

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