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Parent and child fostering

| Paul Adams and Elaine Dibben

NEW EDITION. Parent and child arrangements with foster carers are a well-established phenomenon in England and Wales. In the majority of cases, this means adults with their children living with foster carers, usually in the context of care proceedings. This Good Practice Guide addresses the challenges faced by agencies and foster carers by this specialist area of work. It offers valuable advice, information and a host of practical suggestions on how to deliver a high quality service.

Caring for unaccompanied asylum seeking children and young people: introductory booklet

| Eileen Fursland

The introductory booklet provides information for foster carers and residential care workers who are, or who will be, looking after unaccompanied asylum-seeking children and young people. It explores who these young people are, where they come from, what their journeys may have been like, what their specific needs are now, and how carers can help and support them.

Making good assessments

| Pat Beesley

Preparing and assessing potential adopters and permanent foster carers is key to a successful placement. This authoritative guide will enable family placement workers to approach their assessments with greater confidence. It will ensure that they address key areas, embrace a holistic approach, and attain high standards.

The foster carer's handbook on education

| Sarah Alix with Eileen Fursland and Nicola Hill

This clear, straightforward handbook aims to support foster carers so that they can help the children in their care to have the best possible experience of education.