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Understanding family and friends care: The largest UK survey

Survey of 493 carers raising 762 kinship children – “the internet survey carers”. (FRG). Ed. Ashley C. Authors: Aziz R, Roth D and Lindley B (2012).£14.94 including Delivery

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Understanding family and friends care: local authority policies – the good, the bad and the non existent

This examination of local policies is based on a Freedom of Information questionnaire sent to English authorities in October 2011. (FRG). Ed. Ashley C. Authors: Roth D, Aziz R and Lindley B (2012).£14.94 including Delivery

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Managing contact

This publication sets out the findings from the first UK research study into the experiences of siblings who are raising their younger brothers and sisters.Authors: Roth D, Tunnard J, Lindley B, De Gaye A & Ashley C. 2011£14.94 including Delivery

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It’s Just Not Fair! : Support, need and legal status in family and friends care

This major report reports the findings of a 3 year study on family and friends carers who are raising children unable to live with their parents. Conducted by Joan Hunt from University of Oxford with Family Rights Group and funded by the Big Lottery, the study explores the link between the child’s needs, support and legal status. It finds conclusively that support bears little relationships to need, but is primarily determined by whether a child is in the care system or not, regardless of the...

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Relative Poverty: Study of Family and Friends Care in London

More children are raised in family and friends care in London (in the main by their grandparents or older siblings when they cannot live with their parents) than in any other region of England or the UK. This is the first study that specifically examines the circumstances of family and friends carers in London, and the children they are raising, including levels of financial and material deprivation. It recommends measures for local and national government to improve policy and practice for...

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FGCs - Where Next?

Contributors address the use of family group conferences in different circumstances, including child welfare, education, domestic violence and youth justice from a research, policy and practice perspective.Editors. Ashley C and Nixon P. 2007.£16.10 including Delivery

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The FGC Toolkit

A practical guide for setting up and running a family group conference service. Editor: Ashley C. Authors: Ashley C, Holton L, Horan H and Wiffin J. 2006. Pub. DfES, The Welsh Assembly Government and FRG.£28.75 including Delivery

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Fathers Matter

Research findings on fathers and their involvement with social care services. Contributors:Ashley C, Featherstone B, Roskill C, Ryan M and White S. 2006.£17.24 including Delivery

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Fathers Matter Volume 2

Further findings on fathers and their involvement with social care services includes research into two children’s services authorities and a survey of higher education social work courses. Contributors:Roskill C, Featherstone B, Ashley C and Haresnape. £17.24 including Delivery

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Working with risky fathers

Fathers Matter volume 3: Research findings on working with domestically abusive fathers and their involvement with children’s social care services. Editor: Ashley C. Contributors: Roskill C, Fraser C, Featherstone B, Haresnape S and Lindley B.£17.24 including Delivery

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Getting Together

A Guide To Setting Up And Running A Support Group examines how to set up and run local groups for family and friends carers who are raising children who cannot live with their parents. Author: Richards A.£5.75 including Delivery

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Big Bruv Little Sis

This publication sets out the findings from the first UK research study into the experiences of siblings who are raising their younger brothers and sisters. Authors: Roth D, Lindley B & Ashley C. 2011. £14.94 including Delivery

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Growing Up In Care

Growing Up in the Care of Relatives or Friends sets out research findings from two local authorities that consulted extensively with children, carers and social workers about ‘what works’.Authors: Doolan M, Nixon P and Lawrence P. 2004£13.80 including Delivery

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Special Guardianship

The Reader analyses Special Guardianship provisions and explores its potential use in meeting children’s needs when they cannot return home.Editors: Jordan L and Lindley B. Contributors include: Lady Justice Hale and Sir James Munby. 2006.£13.80 including Delivery

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Wider Family Matters

A Guide for Family and Friends Raising Children Who Cannot Live With Their Parents. Author: Roskill C. 2007.£9.20 including Delivery

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Understanding family and friends care: the relationship between need, support and legal status

In depth interviews with 95 households - the “interviewed carers”. (FRG/Oxford University Centre for Family Law and Policy). Hunt J and Waterhouse S (2012).£14.94 including Delivery

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Understanding family and friends care: analysis of the social and economic circumstances of family and friends carers

This report looks at data from a sample of households taken from a Government survey (entitled Understanding Society). The study identifies 77 kinship care children living in 68 households –“the Understanding Society carers”, and contrasts them with other families with children from the Government study. (FRG). Hunt J and Waterhouse S (2012).£5.74 including Delivery

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