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Testing the limits of foster care : fostering as an alternative to secure accommodation

Walker, M. and Hill, M. and Triseliotis, J. (2002) Testing the limits of foster care : fostering as an alternative to secure accommodation. British Association for Adoption and Fostering (BAAF). ISBN 9781903699188

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Abstract

A research study into the issue of secure residential care versus foster care, looking specifically at the Community Alternative Placement Scheme, established to offer foster care to a group of young people who had hitherto been placed in residential care because they were thought to present difficulties too great for family placements to be appropriate - and hence were beyond the limits of foster care. The CAPS scheme offered training and a professional salary to foster carers, and proved that foster care can provide added value in the welfare of the child

Item type: Book
ID code: 10850
Keywords: testing, limits, foster care, fostering, secure accommodation , Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Subjects: Social Sciences > Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Department: Faculty of Education > Glasgow School of Social Work
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Social Work and Social Policy > Social Work
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    Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2012 12:21
    Last modified: 12 Mar 2012 10:54
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/10850

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