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Author Farmer, Elaine
Title Fostering Adolescents : Research Messages on Placement Success
Imprint London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2004
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Descript 1 online resource (258 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
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Series Supporting Parents Ser
Supporting Parents Ser
Note Intro -- Fostering Adolescents -- Contents -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Background and Research Literature -- 3. How We Designed -- 4. Description of the Young People People and the Foster Carers in the Sample -- 5. Planning and Preparation for the Placements -- 6. The Young People's Behaviour in the Placements -- 7. Foster Carer Strain -- 8. Support for the Foster Carers -- 9. The Parenting Approaches of the Foster Carers -- 10. The Young People's Contact with Family Members -- 11. Predicting Placement Outcome -- 12. Implications for Practice and Policy -- REFERENCES -- SUBJECT INDEX -- AUTHOR INDEX
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
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Farmer, Elaine Fostering Adolescents : Research Messages on Placement Success London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers,c2004 9781843102274
Subject Foster home care -- Great Britain -- Case studies.;Teenagers -- Great Britain -- Interviews
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Alt Author Moyers, Sue
Lipscombe, Jo
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