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Roy Parker considers key developments in services for children separated from their birth families in England and Wales over the last 30 years.
Child and family social work has changed considerably over the past 60 years. Arabella Weyts and John Randall chart these developments in England since the radical legislation of 1948 and identify enduring tensions that arise from role conflicts, shared responsibilities and balancing specialist...
Kirstie Maclean and Barbara Hudson identify differences in context, policy and practice, as well as the greater emphasis on children's rights and use of residential care, that distinguish Scotland from its neighbours ‘down south’. Similarities and future aspirations for looked after children are...
June Thoburn and Gillian Schofield demonstrate how the development of the foster care service over the last 30 years reveals BAAF's varied points of engagement with policy and practice, which have increasingly helped to shape the foster care agenda.
Julie Selwyn highlights the importance of recognising children's positive relationships and ensuring that children are connected to adults who will offer a long-term commitment.
Alan Rushton discusses thinking over the last 30 years in developmental psychology as it affects fostering and adoption. He charts significant progress in six areas and assesses BAAF's contribution to various aspects of this accumulating knowledge.
Margaret Adcock discusses the considerable changes that have taken place in the nature, content and process of assessments since the 1960s and, in particular, over the past three decades.
Richard White summarises BAAF's considerable influence on the development of child care law in England and Wales, from the Children Act 1975 and Adoption Act 1976 through to the Adoption and Children Act 2002.
Mary Mather celebrates BAAF's pioneering role in placing health care at the heart of social care practice with children separated from their birth parents. In particular, the contribution of the Health Group, for example re-evaluating assessment procedures, promoting training and education, and...
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