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Child welfare

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Transition From Foster Care To Adoption: Services Needed For Building Adoption Permanency For Children, Colleen O'Neill Duggin Jan 2005

Transition From Foster Care To Adoption: Services Needed For Building Adoption Permanency For Children, Colleen O'Neill Duggin

Theses Digitization Project

A questionaire was developed and given to post-adoptive parents with the results to be used as a guide to examine what services need to be provided in the pre-adoptive process for parents who are adopting children that are coming from foster homes. The results of the study could be utilized by adoption social workers as a means of targeting typical areas of need or resources for families during the adoption process.


Foster Caregivers' Opinions On The Causes Of Multiple Placements Among Foster Children, Erika Yolanda Alatorre, Angelica Lemus Jan 2005

Foster Caregivers' Opinions On The Causes Of Multiple Placements Among Foster Children, Erika Yolanda Alatorre, Angelica Lemus

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of the study was to gather data that could help minimize the number of placements that foster children often experience. The results of this study are intended to help California child welfare agencies and other foster care agencies develop additional policies that support the development of stable foster care placements for dependent children.