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Kinship care: a sense of belonging, a sense of security

Year: 2016
Topic: Kinship care, Local authority, Permanence
Author: Kim Irwin, Kinship Care Assessor

Kim Irwin is an independent kinship care assessor for the City of Edinburgh Council, carrying out three-month-long assessments of kinship placements. They can have major benefits for children and young people in terms of stability and permanence –but as Kim explains in this podcast, it’s not always that simple...