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Investing in the relationship: practitioners’ relationships with looked-after children and care leavers in Social Work Practices

Ridley, Julie, Larkins, Cath, Farrelly, Nicola, Hussein, Shereen, Austerberry, Helen, Manthorpe, Jill, Stanley, Nicky (2016) Investing in the relationship: practitioners’ relationships with looked-after children and care leavers in Social Work Practices. Child and Family Social Work, 21 (1). pp. 55-64. ISSN 1356-7500. (doi:10.1111/cfs.12109) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:68309)

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Abstract

Providing more consistent and continuous relationships for lookedafter

work in light of many criticisms of the quality of such relationships.

service delivery in children’s services aimed at improving individual

organizational model piloted in some areas of England between 2009

to spend more time in direct work and thus to improve the

from interviews with 169 children and young people across 11 local

matched control evaluation of pilot SWPs, to identify key elements of

Focusing on children’s and young people’s perspectives and experiences,

relationships are valued. The paper deploys Recognition Theory to

young people.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1111/cfs.12109
Additional information: Unmapped bibliographic data: M3 - Article [Field not mapped to EPrints] U2 - 10.1111/cfs.12109 [Field not mapped to EPrints] JO - Child and Family Social Work [Field not mapped to EPrints]
Uncontrolled keywords: Care Leavers , EVALUATION, Looked-after children, Recognition theory, Relationships, Social Work Practices
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research > Personal Social Services Research Unit
Depositing User: Shereen Hussein
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2018 11:49 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:56 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/68309 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Hussein, Shereen: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7946-0717
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