The impact of inquiry and research reports on residential childcare in Malta

by Miguel Debono

Analysing the theme of fostering as a better alternative for children in need of out-of-home care.

Beyond Caring: Chapter 18

by A.J. Stone

Is there a future for a boy with a past?

‘Adoption: A Second Chance’ by Barbara Tizard

Digest by Robert Shaw

The benefits of adoption compared with foster care and return home

‘Expanding the Options in Child Placement’ by Anita Wiener and Eugene Wiener

Digest by Robert Shaw

Research into adoption, fostering and residential care with surprising conclusions

‘Young Children in Brief Separation’ by James and Joyce Robertson

Digest by Robert Shaw

Lessons about what does - and does not - damage children

‘Communicating Through Play: Techniques for Assessing and Preparing Children for Adoption’ by Bernie Stringer

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

Techniques for assessing and preparing children for adoption

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