Establishing the Need for Mental Health Services for Children and Young People in Care, and Those Who Are Subsequently Adopted (Chapter 1 in Mental Health Services for Vulnerable Children and Young People: Supporting Children Who Are, or Have Been, in Foster Care).
Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy.
Tarren-Sweeney, Michael. Vetere, Arlene.
University of Canterbury, New Zealand.
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This chapter discusses mental health and resilience among children in care and those who are subsequently adopted, the neglect of children’s mental health needs, and the challenge of working with maltreated children after they are placed in care or adoption. Correlates and predictors of mental health service use are explored. Numerous references.
Mental health services; Foster care; Adoption; Foster children; Adopted children; Foster adolescents; Service delivery; Promising practices