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Understanding and Working with Parents of Children in Long-term Foster Care
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Understanding and Working with Parents of Children in Long-term Foster Care

Gillian Schofield, Emma Ward

For children growing up in foster care, the role of their birth parents is an important factor in the success of their long-term placements. The authors set out a model of good practice, based on the lessons learnt from the...

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Attachment Handbook for Foster Care and Adoption
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Attachment Handbook for Foster Care and Adoption

Gillian Schofield, Mary Beek

Attachment is at the heart of family life and at the heart of foster care and adoption. Tracing the pathways of secure and insecure patterns of attachment, from birth to adulthood, this book explores the impact of past experiences...

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Looked After Children and Offending: Reducing Risk and Promoting Resilience
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Looked After Children and Offending: Reducing Risk and Promoting Resilience

Gillian Schofield, Emma Ward, Jane Dodsworth

Although just 7.9 per cent of looked after children offend in any one year, this is more than twice the rate of children in the community. This study investigates the characteristics and pathways of looked after children and the...

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Attachment Theory, Child Maltreatment and Family Support: A Practice and Assessment Model
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Attachment Theory, Child Maltreatment and Family Support: A Practice and Assessment Model

David Howe, Gillian Schofield, Marian Brandon, Diana Hinings

Offers an account of how social developmental perspectives and attachment theory can illuminate practice in the field of child protection and family support. Drawing extensively throughout on fascinating case study material, the...

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