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A sense of purpose: care leavers' views and experiences of growing up

Barry, M. (2001) A sense of purpose: care leavers' views and experiences of growing up. Working paper. Save the Children.

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Abstract

Report of research among young care leavers in Scotland. Explores their perceptions and experience of growing up in their own families and in substitute care; their education; what they saw as their strengths and weaknesses; what helped and hindered them; and what they feel would improve things for others in their situation. Ends with conclusions and recommendations for future practice.