Synopses & Reviews
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.