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Author Rees, Alyson.

Title Creating Stable Foster Placements : Learning from Foster Children and the Families Who Care For Them
Published London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (234 pages)
Contents Creating Stable Foster Placements -- Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Chapter 1: Fostering in the UK: Key Characteristics and Challenges -- Chapter 2: Ways of Thinking About Children and Families in Foster Care -- Chapter 3: Meet the Families -- Chapter 4: Tough Job Fostering: Why Do It? -- Chapter 5: Food, Fostering and Family Life -- Chapter 6: Foster Care and the 'Body' -- Chapter 7: Space and Place in the Foster Home: Views from the Young People -- Final Comments -- Author Index -- Subject Index -- References
Summary What are the key ingredients for long lasting foster care placements? In this study the lives and routines of 10 foster families, considered to be providers of effective and lasting care are examined. Featuring original research, the type of care that these families provide and the reason for their success is analysed
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Subject Foster children -- Great Britain
Foster parents -- Great Britain
Foster children.
Foster parents.
Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
Author Lewis, Freda
Pithouse, Andrew
ISBN 085700865X