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Author Farmer, Elaine
Title Kinship Care : Fostering Effective Family and Friends Placements
Imprint London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008
©2008
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Descript 1 online resource (258 pages)
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Series Quality Matters in Childrens Services Ser
Quality Matters in Childrens Services Ser
Note FRONT COVER -- Kinship Care -- Fostering Effective Familyand Friends Placements -- Contents -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENT -- Part I: The Study -- Chapter 1 Background -- Chapter 2 The Design -- Part II: Comparing Kinship andNon-kinship Foster Care -- Chapter 3 Who Were the Carersand Which Children WerePlaced with Them? -- Chapter 4 Placement Making and Progress -- Chapter 5 Placement Outcomes -- Part III: Overviews and KinCarer Perspectiveson Kin Placements -- Chapter 6 Placing Childrenwith Kin: Assessmentand Financial Support -- Chapter 7 Placement Progress: TheChildren's Behaviour andService Provision in Kin Care -- Chapter 8 Caring for Children:Contact, Standards of Careand the Impact of the Childrenon the Kin Carers -- Chapter 9 The Perspectives of the SocialWorkers, Children and Parentson Kinship Care -- Chapter 10 Implications for Policyand Practice -- APPENDIX -- REFERENCES -- NOTES -- SUBJECT INDEX -- AUTHOR INDEX -- BACK COVER
This book compares formal kinship care to traditional foster placements. The authors explore whether children placed with family and friends fare better or worse than other foster children, what services are provided and needed, and how kin care is experienced by carers, children and social workers
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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 Kinship Care : Fostering Effective Family and Friends Placements London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers,c2008 9781843106319
Subject Kinship care.;Foster home care.;Foster children -- Services for.;Foster children -- Family relationships.;Children -- Legal status, laws, etc
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Alt Author Moyers, Sue
Stein, Mike
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