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Author Biehal, Nina.

Title Reuniting looked after children with their families : a review of the research / Nina Biehal
Published London : National Children's Bureau, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 118 pages)
Contents Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Background to the review; Policy and practice relevance; The review questions; Selection of studies; The nature and context of the research evidence; 1. Making sense of the evidence on reunion; Sampling; Definitions of reunification; Sources of data; Type of analysis; 2. The timing of reunion; Assessing the evidence on the timing of reunion; The duration of care episodes; The declining likelihood of reunion; Duration of care as an explanatory concept; Summary points; 3. The probability of return: child and family characteristics
Summary Offers policy-makers and practitioners, a critical anaylsis of family reunification research available in the UK and USA
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 107-113) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Family services -- Great Britain.
Family social work -- Great Britain.
Foster children -- Family relationships -- Great Britain.
Foster children -- Services for -- Great Britain.
Social work with children -- Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1907969209 (electronic bk.)
9781907969201 (electronic bk.)