'She was a foster mother who said she didn't give cuddles': The adverse early foster care experiences of children who later struggle with adoptive family life


This presentation reports on some unexpected findings to emerge from the in depth interview work, undertaken as part of two national adoption studies of previously looked after children in England and Wales. Both studies used... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Sarah Meakings (Cardiff University)

Topic Area

Family foster care and adoption


SYM11 » When things do not go as intended: adoption breakdown, its incidence and circumstances (11:00 - Thursday, 15th September, Sala Principal)