Pye, Joanne

Start date:
October 2012
Research Topic:
Looked After Children and birth family contact
Research pathway:
Research Supervisor:
Dr Paul Rees
Supervising school:
College of Human and Health Sciences,
Primary funding source:
ESRC Studentship

This research project will investigate whether ‘contact’ between children who are looked after and their birth family impacts on the children’s development, stability, attainment, mental health, general well-being and aspirations. The project will examine the efficacy of using ‘contact’ purposely for the promotion of positive outcomes.