The Case for Concurrency Planning

Wassell, Carol (2012) The Case for Concurrency Planning. [Report]

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    Abstract

    The practice of concurrency planning places the needs, rights and interests of the child at the centre. The paper highlights the twin principles of concurrency planning: to place children with prospective adopters who are prepared to fulfil the fostering function while a rigorous, time limited assessment is provided to birth parents to give them the best chance of having children returned to their care.