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Living in Children's Residential Homes
Residential care for children looked after by local authorities has changed significantly in recent years. The sector has shrunk in size and it now caters mainly for an older troubled and troublesomeExpand
Caring for Abused and Neglected Children: Making the Right Decisions for Reunification or Long-Term Care
The book demonstrates that, contrary to common belief, long-term care can be a positive option for maltreated children. Expand
Belonging and Permanence: Outcomes in Long-term Foster Care and Adoption
36 CHILDREN AUSTRALIA Belonging and Permanence reports the findings of an English study that compared three types of permanent placement for children in public care, or ‘Looked after Children’ asExpand
Looking back, looking forward: Care leavers, families and change
It is argued for continuing professional attention to improving family links as one strategy for assisting care leavers to negotiate the major youth transitions. Expand
Going missing from residential and foster care: linking biographies and contexts
Nina Biehal and Jim Wade are Senior Research Fellows in the Social Work Research and Develop ment Unit at the University of York. Nina Biehal's research interests cover a range of issues in work withExpand
The Care Placements Evaluation (CaPE) Evaluation of Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care for Adolescents (MTFC-A)
This study evaluated the effectiveness of Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care for Adolescents (MTFCA), an innovative, evidence-based form of fostering for looked after children (age 11-16 years)Expand
Parent Abuse by Young People on the Edge of Care: A Child Welfare Perspective
  • N. Biehal
  • Psychology
  • Social Policy and Society
  • 16 January 2012
This article reports on parent abuse by 112 young people within a sample of 209 families with adolescent children who were receiving family support services, presenting both young people and parents’Expand
Reunifying abused or neglected children: Decision-making and outcomes.
Outcomes were especially poor for neglected children who were reunified, irrespective of whether reunification was stable or unstable, and the potential of the care system to produce positive outcomes for maltreated children was shown. Expand