Joining New Families A Study of Adoption and Fostering in Middle Childhood
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Care of abused or neglected children is an increasing problem in today's society. This book summarises the findings of the prestigious Maudsley Adoption and Fostering Study, commissioned by the Department of Health.
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/7/1999
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
|Background and Research Issues|
|Aims, Design, Sampling and Methodology|
|Outcomes After One Year in Placement|
|The Children's Backgrounds, Health and Behaviour|
|New Family Characteristics and Placement Arrangements|
|Preparation of the Child|
|Pre-placement Work with New Families|
|The Children's Adjustment at Home|
|The Development of New Relationships|
|The Children in School|
|New Parents' Experiences: Stresses and Supports, Crises and Disruptions|
|Post-placement Social Work Support|
|Parenting Approaches and Responses|
|Predicting Placement Stability|
|Implications for Practice, Policy, Management and the Law|
|List of Figures|
|List of Tables|