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  • Child In Foster Care Including Care
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    The paper and diagram below describe the typical progression a child makes through a state welfare system. Each figure in the diagram below links to a specific decision point described in the paper, which begins immediately after the diagram. This chart provides a model, which highlights typical decision points on a child's journey through the current foster care system. Although the format is based on federal and common state law and practice, nevertheless it is only a model. Laws vary across s...
  • Disruption Rate Of Older Child Placements
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    When foster care parents become discouraged with raising a foster care child it is frequently due to behavioral problems. An adolescent who has experienced a history of maltreatment is most likely to have such difficult behavior problems that lead to the disruption of placement. Many parents have a difficult time dealing with behavioral problems from a teen who has grown up in a healthy, loving environment, much less a teenager who is likely to have built up anger due to a past of neglect, physi...
  • Federal Independent Living Program Funds
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    Foster Care Independence Act of 1999 Table of Contents Title Page Table of Contents 1 Introduction 2 History 4 Political Forces 8 Values 8 Programs Implemented 8 Funding 11 Intended or Unintended Results 14 Suggestions for Improvements 14 Bibliography 17 Neeley Keith Dr. Howard Social Policy April 25, 2000 Foster Care Independence Act of 1999 Introduction Before this bill was signed into law the Federal Government provided about $70 million per year to conduct programs for adolescents leaving fo...
  • Foster Care Parents
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    The Lost Children of Wilder "The Lost Children of Wilder" is a book about how the foster care system failed to give children of color the facilities that would help them lead a somewhat normal and protected life. The story of Shirley Wilder is a sad one once you find out what kind of life she had to live when she was a young girl. Having no mother and rejected by her father she has become a troubled girl. Shirley Wilder was rejected from foster care because she was black. The system failed to pl...
  • Foster Care Placement
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    INTRODUCTION An ideal environment for the social, emotional, and developmental growth of children does not always exist in today's society. Family units that have become separated due to family or behavior problems often contribute to delays in these areas. In order to promote continuity in the social, emotional, and developmental growth of children who have been victims of family disruption, children are often removed from the home and placed in foster care. Placement in the foster care system ...
  • Foster Care System
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    A Castoff Child Who Grew Up To Be A Queen Review of a Current Event Venus Marie Manuel started off as being a failure to society to becoming a smart, kind and strong queen. Marie has set the example of not accepting the negative talk that society had planned for foster children, but rather she sets the stage to becoming a role model to excel through positive achievements. Venus is a twenty three year old girl who was placed and replaced on numerous of occasion to different foster homes. She pass...

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