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Children & Young People in after Care

Children & Young People in after Care

by Elaine Chase
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415352533

ISBN-13: 9780415352536

Pub. Date: 01/01/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Based on research from the Thomas Coram Research Unit, the contributors to this text look at the views and experiences of young people and provide an encouraging outlook of what those in care have the potential to achieve. Those factors that help to result in more successful outcomes are identified, and policy recommendations are made, for enabling young people in

Overview

Based on research from the Thomas Coram Research Unit, the contributors to this text look at the views and experiences of young people and provide an encouraging outlook of what those in care have the potential to achieve. Those factors that help to result in more successful outcomes are identified, and policy recommendations are made, for enabling young people in and leaving care to triumph when the odds are stacked against them.

In Care and After adds a new dimension to the current literature on local authority care of young people and children. Those working within the fields of social care, health and education as well as students on social work courses will find this essential reading and a welcome addition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415352536
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Towards a Positive Perspective 2. Looking After Children Away from Home: Past and Present 3. Outcomes for Children in Care: What do we Know? 4. The Costs and Benefits of Educating Children in Care 5. By Degrees: Care Leavers in Higher Education 6. Is Early Parenthood such a Bad Thing? 7. Looking Back: Experiences of Private Fostering 8. Residential Care: Lessons from Europe 9. Advocacy: Giving Young People a Voice 10. Promoting Young People’s Participation in Research 11. Moving Forward

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