Practice Guidance

Attachment in adoption and foster care: quick guide

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This guide is part of the attachment knowledge and practice hub. Key messages for practice Social workers have spent a lot of time over the years trying to assess the degree to which prospective foster carers and adopters are ‘insecurely attached’. But why, when around 35 – 40% of the world is insecurely attached? ‘Matching’ […]

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