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Fostering a Child's Recovery Family Placement for Traumatized Children

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ISBN-10: 1843103273

ISBN-13: 9781843103271

Edition: 2008

Authors: Mike Thomas, Terry Philpot, Mary Walsh

List price: $34.95
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The overwhelming majority of children and young people in care today are fostered, but for those who have suffered severe trauma this only increases problems and leads to fostering breakdown and multiple moves. This book outlines the principles of family placement for such children.
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication date: 1/15/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Mike Thomas is a forty-two-year-old writer from Wales. He draws inspiration for his novels from his two decades as a serving police officer. His debut, Pocket Notebook, was published in 2010. Married with two children, he lives in Portugal.

Foreword
Introduction
The Context of Family Placement
Children and Their Histories
The Carers
Fostering, Loss and Opportunity
Practising to Make Perfect: Introductions and the Practice Family
How Placements Can Succeed
Toward Independence
Notes
References
The Story of Saccs
The Authors
Subject Index
Author Index