1 - 10 of 16 articles
Mary Beth Bruder, Carl J Dunst, Cristina Mogro-Wilson and Tony Xing Tan used an analytic procedure called structural equation modelling (SEM) to evaluate the effects of adoption and post-adoption child behaviour measures on parents' self-judgements of their parenting competence, confidence and...
The education of children in foster care has long been considered problematic. One contributing factor may be the lack of educational support from key adults in these children's lives. High turnover of school and home placements may preclude the presence of a consistent adult who is actively...
Outcome studies in foster care have tended to focus on children's development and long-term adjustment. The economic aspects of placements and their effect on children's immediate welfare have been little explored. Stefan Wiklund and Marie Sallnäs compare the economic circumstances of Swedish...
Empathy is considered in the literature to be crucial to any successful therapeutic engagement. But how to teach, learn and ‘do’ empathy seems much less clear. Susan Gair discusses how, through the use of selected narratives in a classroom-based inquiry, second-year social work students at a...
The Fostering Attachments Group (Golding, 2006) is a group intervention combining social learning theory and attachment theory to inform the parenting of looked after children who present a wide range of emotional and behavioural difficulties. Evaluations to date have consistently found high...
An understanding of our history and the events that shaped, and continue to shape, our lives, is important to us all. The background literature outlines the positive impact that life story work can have for children in care, although there is little published research to support these claims....
Read and print from thousands of top scholarly journals.
Continue with Facebook
Log in with Microsoft
Already have an account? Log in
Bookmark this article. You can see your Bookmarks on your DeepDyve Library.
To save an article, log in first, or sign up for a DeepDyve account if you don’t already have one.
Sign Up Log In
To subscribe to email alerts, please log in first, or sign up for a DeepDyve account if you don’t already have one.
To get new article updates from a journal on your personalized homepage, please log in first, or sign up for a DeepDyve account if you don’t already have one.