This guide looks at how childcare professionals can make a difference to young people's experiences of foster care. This guide unpacks the concept of resilience and provides helpful hints for practice as well as access to further resources. It is aimed at the qualifying and newly qualified childcare professional and outlines why they matter in the life of a foster child.
This guide is one of a series published by the Social Care Institute for Excellence. SCIE guides are one-stop shops for social care practitioners, presenting key findings, current legislation and examples of what is working well to guide and inform practice. The guide was published in September 2004.