This volume compares international systems, trends and outcomes in foster care today. Each chapter concludes with a critical commentary by one of the contributors, bringing a cross-national perspective to the issues affecting children and young people in care. The book offers new ideas about how foster care could be delivered in order to become more effective. --Wide Range Achievement Test (WRAT4) pre-test scores showed that children in both groups scored below average. After a year of intervention by foster parents providing three hours tutoring weekly, small but significant changes in effect size anbsp;...
|Title||:||How Does Foster Care Work?|
|Author||:||Elizabeth Fernandez, Richard P. Barth|
|Publisher||:||Jessica Kingsley Publishers - 2010|