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Foster Children

Foster Children

Where They Go and How They Get on

by Claire BakerIan Sinclair Kate Wilson and others

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 15/05/2005

  $51.99
A key question in foster care is what happens to cared-for children in the longer term: foster care needs to be evaluated not on its own, but as part of a child's 'career' or lifepath. Drawing on the findings of the largest recent study into foster care in the UK, and including quotes from children themselves, this book examines the impact on children three years after they have left foster care. The authors ask what influences outcomes of foster placements, what constitutes a good outcome, and what conditions are needed to ensure placement success. They include information on: factors influencing how children are placed; differences in the impact of long- and short-term placements; the extent to which placements can provide a 'permanent home'; support to birth families to enable children to return home when they want to; how children experience foster care and where they want to be in the future.
Reaching positive and practical conclusions, Foster Children: Where They Go and How They Get On is an unique resource for policy makers and practitioners, as well as local authorities working to formulate policies that will provide the support and training to ensure the future well-being of cared for children.
ISBN:
9781843102786
9781843102786
Category:
Child welfare
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
15-05-2005
Language:
English
Publisher:
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
288
Dimensions (mm):
232x157x16mm
Weight:
0.44kg
Claire Baker

Claire Baker is an Australian women's coach based in London. Focusing on the intersection of life coaching and menstrual cycle awareness, Claire facilitates 1:1 sessions, educational online courses and inspiring workshops and retreats.

Known for her playful honesty and ability to 'make periods fun', Claire teaches women how to sync their lives with their menstrual cycle, believing that this approach is the 'missing key' in women's wellbeing. Her work empowers women to embrace their natural rhythm, claim their self-authority and transform their creative, emotional, sexual, and spiritual self.

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