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Academic Research, Behaviour, Personal Experience, Quiz
By Moderator / September 14, 2017

Do Foster Carers Fit a Certain Personality Type?

How much do you know about personality types? Do you like to find out which categories you fall into?… Read More

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Culture, Personal Experience
By Moderator / July 20, 2017

Cultural Diversity Needs to be Reflected in Foster Care

Good foster carers will do what they can to meet the cultural needs of any child placed into their care, but it follows that sharing a common culture is better. What can be done to reach diverse communities to share the invitation to consider foster care?… Read More

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Academic Research, Behaviour
By Moderator / June 29, 2017

Abuse and Associative Learning: a Common Issue for Children in Foster Care

Suffering abuse impairs a child's ability to learn, and that in turn can cause them to misbehave, especially as teenagers...… Read More

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Academic Research, Research Invitation
By Moderator / June 15, 2017

Adopting and Fostering with a Health Condition – Can the Process be Improved?

How does a health condition impact on the ability to foster or adopt a child?… Read More

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By Moderator / June 8, 2017

Foster care in fiction: Liane Moriarty

Have you noticed that the depiction of foster care in mainstream media such as TV, movies and books, often paints...

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Personal Experience
By Moderator / June 1, 2017

Back to Basics with a Foster Child

“When she came to us she didn’t know how to connect,” said Carolyn. “You could pick her up and she would just leave her arms hanging.”

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Academic Research, Research Invitation
By Moderator / May 25, 2017

To foster or adopt? What would influence your decision?

Recent changes to the Care and Protection Act now makes it easier for foster carers to adopt children in their care....

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Academic Research
By Moderator / May 11, 2017

Why should siblings be placed together in foster care?

What benefits are there for siblings in being placed together in foster care? Or what are the negative effects where they are separated?… Read More

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