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A collection of papers that make significant and original contributions to the field of educational and child psychology. This issue focuses on fostering, adoption and looked after children.
About the Contributors
Guest Editorial: Fostering, adoption and looked after children - a growth area for educational psychology
Tommy MacKay & Anne Greig
The current status of post-adoption contact
Enhancing outcomes for adopted children: The role of educational psychology
The impact of disrupted attachment on the emotional and interpersonal development of looked after children
Living psychology: The 'emotional warmth' dimension of professional childcare
SeÃ¡n Cameron & Colin Maginn
A psychology consultation service for social workers and foster carers in a child and adolescent mental health service
Georgina Hibbert & Jessica Frankl
The needs of looked after children: A rapid response when school placement may be in jeopardy
Using Computer Assisted Self-Interviewing (CASI) systems to obtain the views of looked after children: A pilot study
Whitney Barrett, Jennifer Dent & Susan Rodgers