An absence of behavioural problems does not necessarily indicate that foster children are thriving

A recent Dutch study investigates the effectiveness of a program, Foster Family Intervention (FFI), at improving the quality of interactions between foster children and their carers. ┬áThe rationale is that children who do not exhibit behaviour problems may react in avoidant and resistant manners, giving carers the impression that these children do not need additional care. However, carers may not…

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