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Fostering now: messages from research

Author:
BERRIDGE David
Journal article citation:
Adoption and Fostering, 29(4), 2005, pp.6-8.
Publisher:
British Association for Adoption and Fostering

The authors summarises the main conclusions of the latest research overview in the government's messages from research series. The overview, Fostering Now, written by Ian Sinclair, includes findings from 16 studies.

Journal

Foster Care

Publisher:
Fostering Network

Foster Care is the membership magazine of the Fostering Network. This journal is indexed and abstracted selectively on Social Care Online.

Book

Foster care: a research review

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Department of Health
Publisher:
Great Britain. Department of Health
Publication year:
1997
Pagination:
2p.
Place of publication:
London

Letter accompanying a report on foster care research summarising research undertaken since 'Foster care: a guide to practice' published by the Department of Health in 1976.

Journal article

Omsorgsovertakelse av sma barn i et utviklingspykipatologisk perspectiv. I : Belastninger og risiko. (Out-of-home placement of small children from the perspective of development psychology and pathology. I : Strains and risks)

Author:
BACKE-HANSEN Elisabeth
Journal article citation:
Nordisk Sosialt Arbeid, 15(2), 1995, pp.102-113.
Publisher:
Universitetsforlaget AS

This article presents results from a prospective study concerning 46 children who were between 0 and 7 years old when out-of-home placement was suggested. The children differed as regards what they had experienced, in what sequence, how adverse experiences were compensated for, how they developed, and what their situation was when the follow-up period ended. Central concept from the research paradigm of developmental psychopathology were used as analytic units to capture these differences as well as possible similarities in the children's course of development. This article that three-fourths of the children had had care situations characterized by varying degree of risk, which might also be compounded by added stress connected with the child care intervention. The oldest children were most affected.

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Linking research evidence and practice in fostering work: the art of the possible

Authors:
NISSIM Ruth, SIMM Mike
Journal article citation:
Adoption and Fostering, 18(4), Winter 1994, pp.10-17.
Publisher:
British Association for Adoption and Fostering

Asks why the vast amount of research literature on fostering is not being used to inform practice.

Journal article

Studies of the maintenance of subsidized foster placements in The Casey Family Programme

Authors:
WALSH J.A., WALSH R.A.
Journal article citation:
Child Welfare Journal, 69(2), March 1990, pp.99-114.
Publisher:
Child Welfare League of America

A study of predictive variables which relate to successful long-term fostering.

Book

No more partings: an examination of long-term foster family care

Authors:
FEIN Edith, MALUCCIO Anthony N., KLUGER Miriam P
Publisher:
Child Welfare League of America
Publication year:
1990
Pagination:
95p., bibliog.
Place of publication:
Washington, DC

Based on a study of 779 children and young people in foster care in Connecticut in 1985.

Book

Foster home breakdown

Authors:
BERRIDGE David, CLEAVER Hedy
Publisher:
Blackwell
Publication year:
1987
Pagination:
191p., tables, bibliog.
Place of publication:
Oxford
Book

Draft boarding out regulations: explanatory note

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Department of Health and Social Security
Publisher:
Great Britain. Department of Health and Social Security
Publication year:
1987
Pagination:
20p.
Place of publication:
London
Book

Draft boarding-out of children regulations, 1988

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Department of Health and Social Security
Publisher:
Great Britain. Department of Health and Social Security
Publication year:
1987
Pagination:
36p.
Place of publication:
London

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