Foster Care Placement Process And Settings (Chapter 2 in Handbook Of Foster Youth).
Aguiniga, Donna M. Madden, Elissa E.
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This chapter begins by examining key considerations in the foster care placement process, including the preference for relatives, youth’s age and preferences, siblings, race and culture, and the Indian Child Welfare Act. It then provides a comprehensive review of current foster care placements, and discusses the importance of permanency planning and concurrent planning. Numerous references.
foster children; foster families; group homes; residential care institutions; ICWA; permanency; siblings; decision making; placement stability; CHILD PLACEMENT; CONCURRENT PLANNING; PERMANENCY PLANNING