This research project of DJI and DIJuF draws together statistical information and research about the German foster care system in comparison with foster care in other European countries. There is a focus on foster children's perspectives and attachments. Conclusions are drawn for qualitative standards of professional work with all persons involved in the foster care-system. Therefore the different needs of family foster-carers, children, birth parents and professionals are analysed and presented. The results of the project are going be reported in a manual for practitioners.


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