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Adoption, fostering and parenting

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  1.  Foster Placements

    Foster Placements

    Why They Succeed and Why They Fail

    Ian Sinclair, Kate Wilson and Ian Gibbs

    Based on exhaustive research, the authors discuss the primary concerns in foster placement planning, considering the high frequency of placement breakdowns, their impact on the child's behaviour and school performance, and the challenges this places on foster families. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 272pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-173-4
    2004, Ebook, ePUB, 272pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-067-2
  2.  Fostering Adolescents

    Fostering Adolescents

    Elaine Farmer, Sue Moyers and Jo Lipscombe

    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. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 256pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-227-4
    2004, Ebook, PDF, 256pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-014-6
  3.  Foster Carers

    Foster Carers

    Why They Stay and Why They Leave

    Ian Sinclair, Ian Gibbs and Kate Wilson

    Foster carers look after two-thirds of the children cared for by English local authorities at any one time. The recruitment and retention of these carers is one of these authorities' central concerns. Against this background, this book examines the joys and strains of fostering, the support carers want and need, and the reasons why they foster. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 192pp, £21.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-172-7
    2004, Ebook, PDF, 192pp, £21.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-066-5

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