The social support in kinship foster care: a way to enhance resilience
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This paper analyses how social support enhances family resilience inkinship foster families by involving the families in an educationalgroup programme. Sixty-two kinship foster families from Spain par-ticipated in the research. The data were collected before the pro-gramme (interviews) and after the programme (interviews and focusgroups), and it was analysed by content analysis with the programAtlas.ti. The results show that the factors that contribute most to thedevelopment of family resilience are (i) feeling able to look forsolutions when faced with problems; (ii) an increase of their networkof formal support; (iii) being able to offer support to other fosterfamilies; and (iv) feeling that the support they give to parents’ fosterchildren is socially recognized
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