Adoptive Gay Father Families: A Longitudinal Study of Children’s Adjustment at Early Adolescence

Findings are presented from the second phase of a UK longitudinal study of 33 gay father, 35 lesbian mother, and 43 heterosexual parent families when their adopted children reached early adolescence...

Children in care: life expectancy

Researchers at University College London (UCL) Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care have published findings from research looking at a link between a childhood in care and early death. A study of data...

Care leavers to get mental health support in pilot programme

A programme has been launched to combat mental health issues among care leavers and help them find work.
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Category - Emotional/Mental Health

Muslim fostering

The Fostering Network has published a report on the findings of the Muslim Fostering Project which explored the experiences of Muslim children in foster care and that of Muslim foster carers in the UK. Recommendations include: Ofsted to include...