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Fostering Adolescents : Research Methods on Placement Success - Elaine Farmer

Fostering Adolescents

Research Methods on Placement Success

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Based on government-commissioned research and part of the Supporting Parents initiative, this book addresses each stage of the care process, from placement selection to leaving foster care. The authors consider which kinds of professional support at which stages make a difference, and the foster carer parenting skills that are crucial.

Background and research literature -- How we designed and carried out the study -- Description of the young people and the foster carers in the sample -- Planning and preparation for the placements -- The young people's behaviour in the placements -- Foster carer strain -- Support for the foster carers -- The parenting approaches of the foster carers -- The young people's contact with family members -- Predicting placement outcome --Implications for practice and policy.

ISBN: 9781846420146
ISBN-10: 9781135197698
Format: PDF
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 23rd June 2004
Edition Number: 1