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    • The biological family from the perspective of kinship fostered adolescents 

      Fuentes-Peláez, Núria; Amorós, Pere; Mateos Inchaurrondo, Ainoa; Balsells, M. Àngels; Violant, Verónica (Colegio Oficial de Psicólogos del Principado de AsturiasUniversidad de Oviedo. Departamento de Psicología, 2013)
      Previous studies emphasise the importance of the biological family to the welfare of fostered adolescents. However, the majority of these studies only take into consideration the viewpoints of the professionals, foster ...
    • The perception adolescents in kinship foster care have of their own needs 

      Mateos Inchaurrondo, Ainoa; Balsells, M. Àngels; Molina, María Cruz; Fuentes-Peláez, Núria (Lumen Publishing House, 2012)
      This article presents the most important findings concerning the socialeducational needs as expressed by adolescents in kinship foster care (KFC) in the study carried out I+D SEJ-026575 in Spain between 2005 and 2008. The ...
    • The social support in kinship foster care: a way to enhance resilience 

      Fuentes-Peláez, Núria; Balsells, M. Àngels; Fernández, Josefina; Vaquero Tió, Eduard; Amorós, Pere (John Wiley & Sons, 2014)
      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 ...
    • ‘They didn't tell me anything; they just sent me home’: children's participation in the return home 

      Mateos Inchaurrondo, Ainoa; Vaquero Tió, Eduard; Balsells, M. Àngels; Ponce, Carmen (Wiley, 2016)
      The reality of child protection systems typically demonstrates a lack of attention to the voices of children. There are studies that confirm this fact and offer evidence of the benefits of participation, but gaps ...
    • Understanding social support in reunification: the views of foster children, birth families and social workers 

      Balsells, M. Àngels; Pastor Vicente, Crescencia; Molina, María Cruz; Fuentes-Peláez, Núria; Vázquez, Noelia (Oxford University Press, 2016)
      Research suggests that the social support received from fathers and mothers is a key factor in the reunification process, particularly on a foster child’s return home. However, little is known regarding the nature of this ...