Children Going Home: The Re-unification of Families

1st Edition

Roger Bullock, Daniel Gooch, Michael Little

Published August 1, 2018
Reference - 262 Pages
ISBN 9781138613621 - CAT# K389389
Series: Routledge Revivals

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First published in 1998, this Darlington child care study looks at the return experiences of children looked after by local authorities. It shows that although the great majority of children go back to their families and home communities, little is known about the process. How can professionals and carers make the transition as easy as possible? The book takes forward ideas first reported in the Dartmouth publication, going home: The return of children separated from their families and tested in subsequent research. It charts patterns of separation and return, considers the experiences of those involved and highlights factors associated with the likelihood of return and its success. Because the factors described in the earlier research have since been confirmed in a blind prospective study they are among the most robust indicators available.


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