By Catherine Macaskill
Large format paperback, 160 pages
As recently as 1997 it was stated that "it is seriously misleading to think that what we know about contact is at a level of sophistication to allow us to make confident assertions about the benefits to be gained from it" (Quinton et al. 1997). As a result of the research that underpins this important new book, we begin to know rather more. It considers the impact of face-to-face contact on adopted children as well as on the smaller number in permanent fostering. it covers not only birth parent contact, but also contact with grandparents, uncles, aunts, cousins and siblings, which can include multiple contacts with different family members.It is " about the day-to-day dilemmas associated with face-to-face contact for adopters, foster carers, children and professionals. It examines:
These and a host of other insights into what helps contact to succeed on some of the pitfalls make this a book essential reading... it will be an invaluable guide through the complexities of contact for many years to come" (Karen Irving).
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