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Young people themselves want pre-placement preparation and involvement in the placement decision. • Among characteristics of foster carers that have been associated with successful placements are: • • • • • • non-authoritarian child-rearing styles non-possessiveness towards the foster child rejection of the belief that child development is dependent on heredity tolerance of difﬁcult behaviour and poor academic performance low demand on children for religious observance female carers who, from personal experience, identify with deprived or damaged children.
In their study of kinship care in one Maryland county, Scannapieco, Hegar and McAlpine (1997) compared all 33 kinship placements with a 40 per cent random sample of the population of 140 traditional foster placements. The authors found that children in traditional foster care received signiﬁcantly more mental health and transportation services than children in kinship care. On the other hand, children in kinship care received signiﬁcantly more substance-abuse treatment. It is impossible to know whether these differences reﬂect discrepancies between relative and non-relative carers in respect of family circumstances or access to services, or whether they reﬂect differences in the populations of children.
The restructure involved categorizing care provision at four distinct levels with remuneration according to level and promotion dependent upon completion of mandatory training and, at the highest level, teaching parenting skills to biological families. This restructure was intended to address the shortage of foster families and to operationalize an inclusive model of foster care. However, the respondents saw fostering as an extension of mothering and a labour of love, and rejected notions of themselves as counsellors, therapists or teachers.