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Moving Forward in Kinship and Foster Care


Appendix 4

Recruitment Task Group report

  1. Cousins, J., (2008), 10 top tips for Finding Families for Children, London: British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering
  2. Bebbington, A. and Miles, J., (1990), The Supply of Foster Families for Children in Care,
  3. British Journal of Social Work, 20:4, pp283-307

  4. The Fostering Network, (2005), Caring for Our Children, Glasgow: The Fostering Network
  5. The Fostering Network, (2006-07), Improving Fostering Services, digital ezines, Glasgow: The Fostering Network
  6. Sinclair, I., (2005), Fostering Now, London, Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  7. Social Care Institute for Excellence (2003), Fostering Success: an exploration of the research literature in foster care
  8. Social Care Institute for Excellence (2004), Practice Guide 3
  9. Triseliotis, J, Borland, M, and Hill, M, (1998), Fostering Good Relations, Edinburgh: the Scottish Office
  10. Triseliotis, J., Borland, M., and Hill, M. (2000), Delivering Foster Care, London: British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering

Training Task Group report

  1. The Centre for Excellence, (2001), Proposal to the Scottish Executive.
  2. The Fostering Network, (2005), Training Framework for Foster Care - by Mary McKenna, March issue.
  3. The Fostering Network, (2007), Consultation with Young People - tFN & Scottish Throughcare and Aftercare Forum - February issue.
  4. The Fostering Network, (2007), Support to Foster Carers - Sarah Crangle, tFN - June.
  5. The Care Commission, (2007), First Annual Inspection Findings - Autumn 07 - The Quality of Fostering and Adoption Services in Scotland.
  6. The Training, Support and Development Standards for Foster Care, developed by CWDC (Children's Workforce Development Council) - May 2007
  7. Continuous Learning Framework Paper - developed by SSSC and IRISS (Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services)- May 2008
  8. Children in Scotland, (2008), Working it out: developing the children's sector workforce.

Kinship Care Task Group report

  1. Aldgate J. and McIntosh, M., (2006), Looking after the Family. A study of children looked after in kinship care in Scotland. Edinburgh: SWIA.
  2. The Fostering Network and ADSW, (2003), Family and Friends as carers, Glasgow: The Fostering Network.
  3. Hunt J., Waterhouse S. and Lutman E., (2008 ), Keeping them in the family: outcomes for children placed in kinhsip care through care proceedings. London: BAAF.
  4. Hunt J., Waterhouse S. and Lutman E., (2008), Keeping Them In The Family: Outcomes For Abused and Neglected Children Placed with Family or Friends Carers Through Care Proceedings, Research Brief. University of Oxford, March 2008, DfES, Weblink: http://www.dfes.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-RBX-05-08.pdf
  5. Farmer, E. and Moyers, S. (2008 ), Kinship Care: Fostering Effective Family and Friends Placements. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
  6. Broad, B. and Skinner, A., (2005), Relative Benefits - placing children in Kinship care. London: BAAF.
  7. Butler, (2005), Prepared to care - a resource book for family and friends carers. Glasgow: The Fostering Network
  8. Caregiver Assessment and Approval Policy and Procedures, child, youth and family, report 2008/ Executive Committee Procedures Policy.
  9. Kiddner, K., (2008), Kinship Care, SPICe briefing, issue 08/03, The Scottish Parliament.
    Weblink: http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/business/research/briefings-08/SB08-03.pdf

Assessment Task Group report

  1. Care Commission's Inspection of Fostering Services in 2006/2007;
  2. The Scottish Recruitment and Selection Consortium (2001)
  3. Sinclair, I., (2005), Fostering Now, London, Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
  4. Fostering of Children (Scotland) Regulations 1996

Organisational Arrangements Task Group report

Other materials used:

  1. Getting it right for every child in kinship and foster care - National Strategy -
    Weblink: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2007/12/03143704/0
  2. Consultation (National Fostering & Kinship Care Strategy) Analysis -

    Weblink: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2007/07/05133153/0

  3. The Looked After Children (Scotland) Regulations - Consultation on draft regulations - Weblink: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2007/12/03142824/0
  4. Advice booklet for kinship carers outlining potential benefits -
    Weblink: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2007/07/04134847/0
  5. CAS, (2008 ), Kinship Carers: Possible benefit entitlement and potential issues when claiming benefits (Citizens Advice Scotland/Scottish Government publication) Weblink: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2007/07/04134847/8
  6. Broad, B., (2008) Kinship Care. London:Russell House Publishing
  7. Talbot, C. and Calder, M., (2008), Assessment in Kinship Care. London:Russell House Publishing.
  8. The Fostering Network, (2008), Towards a Professional Foster Care Service: what it means to be a professional foster carer, Policy Paper. Weblink: http://www.fostering.net/resources/documents/policy/towards_professional_fcs.pdf
  9. The Fostering Network, (2008), Support Care The Preventative Face of Foster Care - A report to disseminate the findings of The Fostering Network Wales Support Care Project 2005-2008
    Weblink: http://www.fostering.net/resources/documents/support_care/support_care_wales_end_of_project_report.pdf
  10. Scottish Government (2007), Children Looked After Statistics 2006-07Weblink: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/204913/0054519.pdf
  11. Care Commission, (2008) Children and young people in residential care: are we doing enough?.Weblink :http://www.carecommission.com/images/stories/documents/publications/reviewsofqualitycare/review_-_protection_of_children__young_people_in_residential_care_small.pdf
  12. SCCYP (2008), Sweet 16? The Age of Leaving Care in Scotland-http://www.sccyp.org.uk/webpages/Leaving_Care_Report_for_Web_20080325.pdf
  13. Scottish Government (2006), Extraordinary Lives: Creating A Positive Future For Looked After Children and Young People In Scotland,
  14. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/140731/0034643.pdf
  15. Broad, B. (2007), Kinship care: What works? Who cares? Social Work and Social Sciences Review - An International Journal of Applied Research, Volume 13, Number 1, 2007, pp. 59-74(16).
  16. The Fostering Network, (2008), Forgotten Voices - Thoughts, Ideas and Feelings,
  17. Our newsletters are available on the Looked After Website: http://www.ltscotland.org.uk/lookedafterchildren/safeandnurtured/fostering/index.asp