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- Foster Care: HHS Could Better Facilitate the Interjurisdictional Adoption Process: HEHS-00-12. // GAO Reports;11/19/1999, p1
About 8,000 children, or about 1.5 percent of foster children, are legally available for adoption at any given time and are waiting for an adoptive home but have no prospects because they are older, need to be placed with siblings, or have other special considerations. Because they are difficult...
- Our Tony. Mitchell, Marian // Saturday Evening Post;7/7/1956, Vol. 229 Issue 1, p30
Relates the experience of a foster mother who adopted a temporary son from Italy. Purpose of adopting a temporary son; Significant role of the adopted son and his relationship with the foster family; Challenges experienced during the departure of the adopted son.
- The Foster Care/Adoptive Family: Adoption for Children Not Legally Free. Gill, Margaret // Child Welfare;Dec1975, Vol. 54 Issue 10, p712
A program has been developed in which children not legally free for adoption are placed with foster families who are committed to adoption while accepting the risk that the children may not become legally free. The program is designed to eliminate the damage of interim foster placements. It has...
- Early Childhood Education for Exceptional Foster Children and Training of Foster Parents. Quick, Alton D.; Little, Thomas L.; Campbell, A. Ann // Exceptional Children;Nov1973, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p206
The article provides information on Project Memphis Educational Model Providing Handicapped Infant Services (MEMPHIS). The Project's goal is to develop training programs for exceptional foster children and their foster parents. Its primary objectives is to intervene early to attempt adequate...
- Some Psychodynamic Factors in Foster Parenthood�Part I. Babcock, Charlotte G. // Child Welfare;Nov1965, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p485
The article presents a study that evaluates the emotional factors in foster parenthood by using the 25 cases of foster families which constituted a part of the active foster parent roster of an agency. As psychiatric consultant to the study, the writer was asked by the agency to examine the...
- All about�supporting adopted and looked after children. O'Connor, Anne // Nursery World;7/1/2010, Vol. 110 Issue 4226, p15
The author offers advice on how to support children from disrupted backgrounds who have been fostered or adopted. Therapeutic reparenting refers to the training of foster carer or adoptive parent which is needed in supporting the children who have experienced trauma or abuse. She suggests that...
- fostering hope. Cain, Joy Duckett // Essence (Time Inc.);Dec2003, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p174
Features African-American couple William and Yvonne Flood, who adopted children with special needs. Steps in becoming foster parents; Challenges faced as a couple; Tips on adopting. INSET: ADOPTION 101.
- Supporting new adoptive parents. Sharkey, Paulette Bochin // Ladybug;May94, Vol. 4 Issue 9, p40
Discusses the ways to understand and support adoptive parents. Variation in the formation of families; Sensitivity to the needs of adoptive parents; Questions to avoid asking adoptive parents.
- Loving, kind Michelle searches for a family. // New York Amsterdam News;5/20/95, Vol. 86 Issue 20, p22
Reports on the search for an adoptive family for an 11-year old African-American girl called Michelle.