Adoption disruption of previously looked after children: the emergence of adolescent to parent violence


The paper will report on the findings of the first national studies of adoption disruption in England and Wales. Examining national databases of approx 39,000 adoptions of children from foster care, over a 12 year period, we... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Julie Selwyn (University of Bristol)

Topic Areas

Family foster care and adoption , Mental health of children and young people in care


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