Carol: Moving to a permanent placement

Stephen Kitchman

in Developing reflective practice

Published by Policy Press

Published in print June 2000 | ISBN: 9781861342386
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447302032 | DOI:
Carol: Moving to a permanent placement

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This chapter presents a case study concerning the author's social work experience with Carol, a thirteen-year-old girl of British white origin. It explains that the purpose of the intervention was to help Carol move to a permanent placement in long-term foster care and develop good multiagency communication and future planning for permanency. It discusses the social work process, the author's session with Carol, and the author's evaluation of the effectiveness of his intervention method.

Keywords: social work; children; permanent placement; foster care; multiagency communication

Chapter.  5152 words.  Illustrated.

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