TITLE

Foster Care: Extreme Edition

AUTHOR(S)
Sittenfeld, Curtis
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Time International (Atlantic Edition);1/10/2011, Vol. 177 Issue 1, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses an innovative intervention program called Extreme Recruitment that places foster children in St. Louis, Missouri with adoptive families. Statistics are reported on the various educational and social failures experienced by foster children who fall out of the foster care system at age 18. The St. Louis Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition that pioneered Extreme Recruitment tries to help foster children who are the most difficult to place in homes, those over 10 years old, African Americans, and those with special needs. The case of a girl called Claire is discussed.
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63603018

 

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