Abstract:This article provides a summary of one voluntary adoption agency’s attempt to look at a specific area of its own practice over the decade 2001–2011. In the UK the understanding of adoptive placements that disrupt is hampered by the lack of consistently gathered national statistics. This gap can be addressed only at central government level and it seems remarkable that, given the well-publicised investment of successive administrations in adoption, we are unable to track trends on such a fundamental issue. The … Show more
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