How Does Foster Care Work?

How Does Foster Care Work?

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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


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