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2004

Family social work

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Full-Text Articles in Social Work

What Are The Experiences Of Foster Parents Who Are Raising Special Needs Children In Accessing Services Needed, Loretta Jean Isaacson, Robbie Palmer Thomas Jan 2004

What Are The Experiences Of Foster Parents Who Are Raising Special Needs Children In Accessing Services Needed, Loretta Jean Isaacson, Robbie Palmer Thomas

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The purpose of the study is to explore the difficulties and experiences that foster parents have in accessing services and what can be done to alleviate some of these obstacles.


Foster Parent Satisfaction, Lila Marie Martin Jan 2004

Foster Parent Satisfaction, Lila Marie Martin

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The findings of this study offer agencies useful ways to develop social relationships with foster parents and to implement useful and accessible training opportunities. Strengthening what works well frees agencies to promote these areas to recruit new parents and simultaneously maintain quality foster homes.


Social Worker Perceptions Of Services Directed Toward Sexual Minority Youth And Their Families In Child Welfare Agencies, Travis James Webb Jan 2004

Social Worker Perceptions Of Services Directed Toward Sexual Minority Youth And Their Families In Child Welfare Agencies, Travis James Webb

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Sexual minority youth are coming out about their same-sex attractions earlier in recent years. Such youth and their families may experience a range of potential problems and concerns, suggesting that the child welfare system may need to do more to respond to the unique needs of this population. By employing a qualitative research design, this study, using face-to-face interviews with ten child welfare workers, examined child welfare agencies' ability to adequately render services to sexual minority youth and their families.