Children in Foster Care

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a
Aboriginal children 44 , 83 -4;
contact with birth families 130 , 131 , 134 , 137 ;
likelihood of reunification 142 , 143 -4, 145 , 147 , 148 , 149
Aboriginal Family services 54
abuse 94 -5, 97
Adcock, M. 138
adolescents 75 , 84 , 100 , 101 ;
placement of 53 , 83 ;
preparation for independent living 35 -6;
suitability of foster care 7
adoption 5 - 6 , 43 ;
expeditious 151
Adoption and Safe Families Act (USA) 5 , 6
Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act (USA) 5
age of children 100 ;
and family contact 124 ;
and placement instability 101 , 165 ;
relationship between behaviour problems and reunification 144
Ainsworth, F. 4
Aldgate, J. 28
Aldridge, M. J. 11 , 18 , 29
Altshuler, S. J. 63
Andersson, G. 26
assessment 7 - 8 , 19 , 83 ;
of carers 10 - 12 ;
of children 8 - 10
Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies, foster care guidelines 6
attachment theory 123 -4
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) 85
Australia 3 , 4 , 5 ;
adoption in 43 ;
child welfare policy 3 , 4 - 5 , 46 ;
foster care in 6 , 18 - 19 , 47 , 50 ;
kinship foster care 23 ;
Looking after Children 8 - 9 ;
residential care 46 -7, 48 , 50

b
Barber, J. G. 30 -1, 64 , 70
Barker, A. 14
Barth, R. P. 17 , 24 , 203
Bebbington, A. 30
behaviour of children in care
(see also disruptive children) 68 , 88 -9, 94 , 95 , 97 , 100 ;
and likelihood of reunification 140 , 142 -3, 144 , 149 ;
and parental visiting 125 , 137
behavioural disorders 7 , 19 , 38
Bell, M. 9
Benedict, M. I. 24
Berridge, D. 22
Bilson, A. 14
birth parents
(see also parent-child relationships;
parental incapacity) 18 ;
children’s contact with see contact;
contact with social workers 14 , 139 , 141 ;
support for 53 , 139 -40, 203 -4
Blome, W. 94
Bolden, B. J. 27
Boyd, L. H. 17
Boyle, M. 65
Bryant, B. 11 - 12
Buehler, C. 10 , 29 - 30 , 32
Bullock, R. 34 , 35 , 140
Butler, S. 32

c
Campbell, C. 32
Cantos, A. L. 124 , 125
case review, external 33 , 37
Casey Family Program 15 - 16
Cautley, P. W. 11 , 18 , 29
Caveney, S. 9
Central Alternative Care Unit (CACU) 79 , 81 -2, 83
Chamberlain, P. 32
Charles, M. 32

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