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Measuring outcomes in short-term fostering services

Aldgate, Jane (2002). Measuring outcomes in short-term fostering services. In: Canali, Cinzia; Maluccio, Anthony N. and Vecchiato, Tiziano eds. Evaluation in child and family services: comparative client and program perspectives. Modern applications of social work. New York, USA: Aldine de Gruyter, pp. 67–85.

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Abstract

The chapter explores the effectiveness of planned short-term fostering services to help families under stress. On the basis of careful measurement of outcomes using both quantitative and qualitative research methods, the study concludes that the service was helpful to children, their parents and their foster carers.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 0-202-30722-0, 978-0-202-30722-0
Keywords: family services;outcomes;foster care
Academic Unit/Department: Health and Social Care > Social Work
Item ID: 5050
Depositing User: Jane Aldgate
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2006
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:53
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/5050
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