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Specialist fostering is among several new forms of foster care being introduced in Spain. It recently provided the focus of an evaluative research study carried out by the autonomous administration in Catalonia and the University of Barcelona. Pere Amorós, Montse Freixa, Nuria Fuentes and Mari...
The concept of trauma is relevant for a number of children adopted from abroad. When diagnostic criteria for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are applied to such children, research has shown that quite a few show symptoms consistent with PTSD. René Hoksbergen and Cor van Dijkum argue that...
This article by Helen Hibbert provides a summary and analysis of the education of children and young people in public care in England and Wales, with reference to last year's publication of the Guidance on the Education of Children and Young People in Public Care (DH/DfEE, 2000). The article...
There is little written about children living in kinship care placements, either generally about the role and work of social services in supporting such placements or specifically about kinship care from carers' and users' perspectives. For a child in need who can no longer live with their birth...
Greg Kelly and Dominic McSherry describe the timescales involved in achieving freeing orders for 23 children in Northern Ireland between 1996 and 1999. There was delay at all stages in the process. The delays were particularly pronounced in social services and social services/legal services...
Annick-Camille Dumaret and Dominique Rosset present a synthesis of research findings based on a study conducted in France between 1990 and 1996. The project aimed to establish a clearer understanding of why infants with Down's Syndrome were given up for adoption, to evaluate the extent of the...
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