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The relationship between satisfactory adjustment and parental contact was only statistically significant for eleven to thirteen year olds. Holman (1973) also observed from his own research findings that, generally, less parental contact was associated with a higher incidence ofcertain physical and emotional problems. Holman also suggests that 'inclusive' fostering which is open to regular parental contact, and where foster parents are quite clear about their role as caretakers on behalf of others, is likely to facilitate successful outcome.
The above observations should not be understood to mean that I would dismiss lightly the needs and rights of paren ts or the importance of maintaining parental contact. I do not wish to polarise the arguments. I do wish to suggest, however, that neglecting the possibility of adoption because it is assumed that continuing parental contact is beneficial to all concerned, is not an acceptable position. In situations where there is a conflict of interest between parents and their children, I do believe that social workers have a duty to give first consideration to the need to safeguard and promote the child's welfare, if only because children are more vulnerable, have fairly well-established developmental needs, and at a relatively young age do not have the ability to make independent choices.
I am not suggesting that complex situations can be resolved overnight, but there appeared to be no recognition that one set of foster parents were being asked to undertake three quite different tasks with distinct role implications and requiring qualitatively specific kinds of motivation, expectations and emotional commitment. If this is the basis on which we proceed it is hardly surprising that placements suffer tension and conflicts of interest, or that foster parents (and indeed children) are confused about the nature of their relationships and the status of placements.
Adoption and Fostering: Why and How by Carole R. Smith (auth.)