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Developing reflective practiceMaking sense of social work in a world of change$
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Helen Martyn

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9781861342386

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861342386.001.0001

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Carol: Moving to a permanent placement

Carol: Moving to a permanent placement

(p.44) (p.45) Carol: Moving to a permanent placement
Developing reflective practice

Stephen Kitchman

Policy Press

This chapter presents a case study concerning the author's social work experience with Carol, a thirteen-year-old girl of British white origin. It explains that the purpose of the intervention was to help Carol move to a permanent placement in long-term foster care and develop good multiagency communication and future planning for permanency. It discusses the social work process, the author's session with Carol, and the author's evaluation of the effectiveness of his intervention method.

Keywords:   social work, children, permanent placement, foster care, multiagency communication

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