Part Of The Family

by Gillian Schofield
Part Of The Family
  • ISBN-13: 9781903699287
  • Author(s): Gillian Schofield
  • Subject: Child care & upbringing|child care & upbringing: advice
  • Publisher: Corambaaf
  • Imprint: Corambaaf
  • Publication Date: 01-05-2003
  • Format: p/b

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£12.95
Based on the intriguing and often moving stories of forty young men and women who were fostered long-term, the author draws on development theories such as attachment and resilience in her analysis of their varying experiences. Whether they settled in their first placement or took longer to reach a family where they felt they could belong, these are people who regarded their foster families as real families', raising important questions about family relationships and their meaning, and offering important implications for social work practice.'
About the book

Based on the intriguing and often moving stories of forty young men and women who were fostered long-term, the author draws on development theories such as attachment and resilience in her analysis of their varying experiences. Whether they settled in their first placement or took longer to reach a family where they felt they could belong, these are people who regarded their foster families as real families', raising important questions about family relationships and their meaning, and offering important implications for social work practice.'

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