Children, families, and foster care.
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Children, families, and foster care.

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Published by David and Lucile Packard Foundation in Los Altos, Calif .
Written in English


  • Foster children -- United States,
  • Foster home care -- United States,
  • Adoption -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesThe future of children -- v. 14, no. 1, 2004., Future of children -- v. 14, no. 1.
ContributionsBass, Sandra., Center for the Future of Children., David & Lucile Packard Foundation.
The Physical Object
Pagination193 p. :
Number of Pages193
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17619377M

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Books shelved as adoption-foster-care-fiction: The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey, Paper Angels by Jimmy Wayne, The Gray Zone by Daphna Edwards Ziman, The Eleg.   It also serves as a keepsake book with a journaling section providing the foster family an opportunity to give the child a piece of their history when they leave. Maybe Days: A Book for Children in Foster Care by Jennifer Wilgocki For many children in foster care, the answer to many questions is often “maybe”. foster care, generally, care of children on a full-time, temporary basis by persons other than their own parents. Also known as boarding-home care, foster care is intended to offer a supportive family environment to children whose natural parents cannot raise them because of the parents' physical or mental illness, the child's behavioral difficulties, or problems within the family environment. Children, families, and foster care: analysis and recommendations / Sandra Bass, Margie K. Shields, and Richard E. Behrman --Safety and stability for foster children: a developmental perspective / Brenda Jones Harden --Safety and stability for foster children: the policy context / MaryLee Allen and Mary Bissell --Meeting the challenges of.