Posted by on September 14, 2017 at 9:31 am

Academic researcher in the area of child protection and foster parent Professor Brid Featherstone gives her thoughts on The Observer newspaper’s comment on the increasing pressures suffered by the foster carers.

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Posted by on December 9, 2015 at 11:56 am

This is a co-authored article, originally published on The  Conversation, by Brid Featherstone, University of Huddersfield; Anna Gupta, Royal Holloway;  June Thoburn, University of East Anglia; Kate Morris, University of Sheffield, and Sue White, University of Birmingham.   Here, they talk about the Government’s plans  to speed up forced adoptions and why, by rushing to speed up

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Posted by on June 24, 2015 at 12:15 pm

Ben Raikes is a Senior Lecturer in Social Work at the University of Huddersfield.  Here he talks about Looked After young people and how it is appalling that such a high statistic spend time in young offender institutions and what needs to be done to lessen the number.

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