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The adoption of looked after maltreated children in England: challenges, opportunities and outcomes

Abstract:

In England about 72,670 children were in care at 31st March 2017 (Department for Education, 2017). Unlike Australia, few of these children were placed with kinship carers: only 11% were placed with an approved foster carer who was a relative or friend of the family. More children are living with kinship carers under a special guardianship order but once the order is made children are no longer deemed to be in care. Consequently, most children in care (approx. 64%) are living with unrelated fo...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Education
Department:
Unknown
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2336-5873
Publisher:
Association of Children's Welfare Agencies Publisher's website
Journal:
Developing Practice: The Child, Youth and Family Work Journal Journal website
Publication date:
2017-12-01
Acceptance date:
2017-10-15
ISSN:
1445-6818
Source identifiers:
991430
Pubs id:
pubs:991430
UUID:
uuid:40af397f-e55d-44df-ade4-e665bf8460fc
Local pid:
pubs:991430
Deposit date:
2019-04-23

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