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Fostering a Child's Recovery: Family Placement for Traumatized Children (Delivering Recovery)

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Intended for child care professionals who specialize in foster children recovering from abuse or trauma, this evidence-based guide outlines the basic principles that govern best practices and outcomes for placement. Thomas, an external foster care consultant, has joined with noted journalist Philpot to examine the strategies that are employed to impact such negative placement factors as untreated trauma, ill-judged foster placement and multiple moves. A concluding chapter provides tips on preparing foster children for independence as they move toward adulthood. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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The overwhelming majority of children and young people in care today are fostered, but for those who have suffered severe trauma this only increases problems and leads to fostering breakdown and multiple moves. This practical and evidence-based book outlines the principles of family placement for such children, and explores the qualities, skills and insights that create positive placement outcomes. Fostering a Child's Recovery shows how the key to good fostering is well-trained, valued and skilled foster caregivers who form part of a team of professionals who surround the child. This book will benefit all professionals and parents involved in providing recovery for traumatized children and young people in ensuring successful placements.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781843103271
Author:
Thomas, Mike And Terry Philpot.
Publisher:
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Foreword by:
Walsh, Mary
Foreword:
Walsh, Mary
Author:
Thomas, Mike
Author:
Philpot, Terry
Subject:
Social Work
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Abused children
Subject:
Abuse - General
Subject:
Abuse - Child Abuse
Subject:
Adoption & Fostering
Subject:
Child
Subject:
Stress disorders, Post-traumatic -- Therapy.
Subject:
Sociology | Social Work
Copyright:
Series:
Delivering Recovery
Publication Date:
20091131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
156
Dimensions:
9.00x6.10x.50 in. .50 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The overwhelming majority of children and young people in care today are fostered, but for those who have suffered severe trauma this only increases problems and leads to fostering breakdown and multiple moves. This practical and evidence-based book outlines the principles of family placement for such children, and explores the qualities, skills and insights that create positive placement outcomes. Fostering a Child's Recovery shows how the key to good fostering is well-trained, valued and skilled foster caregivers who form part of a team of professionals who surround the child. This book will benefit all professionals and parents involved in providing recovery for traumatized children and young people in ensuring successful placements.
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