Research

Matching in foster care: lessons from research

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Introduction

Learning points Why matching is important, and the correlation between poor matching and placement disruption. Which characteristics of children and the foster family are important in the matching process. How the matching process can be improved through better planning, greater involvement of the child and birth family and the provision of more information. Contents What […]

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