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Enhancing the Well-being of Children and Families through Effective Interventions

International Evidence for Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Services for families and children are rightfully the focus of intense scrutiny and debate, and there is a clear need to establish a knowledge of which services work well. This volume provides a comprehensive overview of research evidence from the UK and USA on the effectiveness of selected child welfare interventions.

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Foster Placements

Why They Succeed and Why They Fail

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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.

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Foster Children

Where They Go and How They Get On

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book analyses the outcomes of a large-scale study of foster children in the UK. It includes individual case studies and draws extensively on the views of foster children themselves. The book provides a wealth of findings, many of them new and challenging and offers positive and practical recommendations.

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Foster Carers

Why They Stay and Why They Leave

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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.

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