The role of male carers in adoption and fostering.

Year Published
Author (Individual)
Wrighton, Pete.
Author (Organization)
British Association for Adoption and Fostering (BAAF)
Resource Type
Fact Sheet
Resource Format
Resource Language
This practice note highlights the role of male carers in meeting the needs of fostered and adopted children. It includes discussion about gender in the family placement environment, the developmental needs of children, the experiences and perspectives of male carers, and the impact of allegations and abuse. Issues for agencies to consider and pointers for good practice are identified. 37 references. (Author abstract modified)

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