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Mental health of looked after children and young people in public care

Author : Christine Cocker, Sara Scott, Claire Turner and Nicola Smith (2003)

Price : Free

This study reviews the provision of specialist mental health services available to looked after children in England and other European countries.

Most children in care have had to cope with difficult experiences and circumstances early in life. This can impact on every sphere of a child¿s life including forming relationships, self esteem and achievement.


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Associated subjects and types

Policy and research documents, Fostering, adoption and short break care, Health and disability, Residential care

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