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Kinship Care

Kinship Care

Fostering Effective Family and Friends Placements

Elaine Farmer and Sue Moyers

Part of the Quality Matters in Children’s Services series

Paperback: £25.00 / $45.00

2008, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
ISBN: 978-1-84310-631-9, BIC 2: JHBK JKSN

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Acknowledgements. Part I: The Study. 1. Background. 2. The Design. Part II: Comparing Kinship and Non-related Foster Care. 3. Who Were the Carers and Which Children Were Placed With Them? 4. Placement Making and Progress. 5. Placement Outcomes. Part III: Overview of Kin Placements. 6. Placing Children with Kin: Assessment and Financial Support. 7. Placement Progress: The Children's Behaviour and Service Provision in Kin Care. 8. Caring for Children: Contact, Standards of Care and the Impact of the Children on the Kin Carers. 9. The Perspectives of the Social Workers, Children and Parents on Kinship Care. 10. Implications for Policy and Practice. Appendix: Variables Used in the Regression Analysis. References. Notes. Subject Index. Author Index.

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