Maintaining Family Ties: Inclusive Practice in Foster CareBy:
Sally E. Palmer
Maintaining Family Ties examines the behavior of children in foster care and their expressed feelings related to separation from their families. Chapter One presents theories of separation and self-concept relevant to children in care. Chapter Two reviews research knowledge from empirical studies and practice experience. Chapters Three, Four, and Five describe and discuss the qualitative findings from workers' discussions on supervision, including children's reactions to supervision; workers' interventions; and agency influences on the handling of separation. Chapter Six draws conclusions and offers recommendations.
CWLA Stock Number: 5998
Publication Date: 1995