Multi-Agency and Specialist Working to Meet the Mental Health Needs of Children in Care and Adopted (Chapter 9 in Mental Health Services for Vulnerable Children and Young People: Supporting Children Who Are, or Have Been, in Foster Care).
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Golding, Kim S.
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This chapter explores the strengths, challenges, and barriers of multiagency and specialist working to meet the needs of children and young people who are looked after in foster and residential care or are adopted and have complex mental health needs. Case examples are drawn from a multiagency service in Worcestershire, England. 66 references. (Author abstract modified)
Foster children; Adopted children; Mental health; Mental health services; Interagency collaboration; Program evaluation; England