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Foster carers and family contact: foster carers’ views of social work support

Stanley, Nicky, Larkins, Cath, Ridley, Julie, Manthorpe, Jill, Hussein, Shereen (2013) Foster carers and family contact: foster carers’ views of social work support. Adoption and Fostering, 37 (2). pp. 116-129. ISSN 0308-5759. (doi:10.1177/0308575913490273) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:68334)

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Abstract

Foster carers have an important role to play in maximising the quality of any contact between

sample of foster carers view family contact and the professional support they receive concerning

conducted in 2011 as part of the Social Work Practices evaluation. Data provided by those carers

carers with disabilities and those experiencing difficulties in contact arrangements were less

valued social workers who considered the interests of all parties affected by contact plans and

decisions. The practice implications of the findings are discussed.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1177/0308575913490273
Additional information: Unmapped bibliographic data: M3 - Article [Field not mapped to EPrints] U2 - 10.1177/0308575913490273 [Field not mapped to EPrints] JO - Adoption and Fostering [Field not mapped to EPrints]
Uncontrolled keywords: Fostering, family contact, fostering support
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/68334 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Hussein, Shereen: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7946-0717
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