Projects per year
group or telephone interviews. While some of the accounts were of positive experiences, there was a broad consensus that many books were of poor quality, children had been inadequately prepared to explore their histories, adoption professionals and agencies did not seem to prioritise
life story books, and that adopters felt poorly prepared in how to use and update them for the benefit of their children. Clear messages for adoption agencies can be elicited regarding the preparation and use of life story books, such as improved training for professionals, monitoring
of the quality of books produced and better access to support and guidance for adopters to engage in this crucial work with their children over time.
- Life story book
- Adopter perspectives
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- 2 Finished
Supporting the creative use of technology to improve life story work for vulnerable children: trove as a case example from REACT
23/01/17 → 22/10/18
Project: Research, Parent
Watson, D. L., Latter, S., Bellew, R. & Selwyn, J.
1/01/15 → 31/07/15