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How to screen adoptive and foster parents

James Dickerson

How to screen adoptive and foster parents

a workbook for professionals and students

by James Dickerson

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Published by NASW Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJames L. Dickerson, Mardi Allen, and Daniel Pollack
ContributionsAllen, Mardi, 1951-, Pollack, Daniel
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV875 .D535 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24479894M
ISBN 109780871014153
LC Control Number2010041599


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By virtue of being foster parents, they have indicated an interest in temporarily caring for that child, with the understanding that the child will be reunited with his or her parent or placed with a relative or a licensed adoptive parent.

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Helping Foster and Adoptive Families Cope With Trauma: A Guide for Pediatricians. In partnership with the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption and Jockey Being Family, the AAP has developed materials for pediatricians on how to support adoptive and foster families. How to Screen Adoptive and Foster Parents By James L.

Dickerson, Mardi Allen, and Daniel Pollack This publication offers guidance to social workers on how to ensure prospective adoptive and foster parents are capable of caring for children and teenagers.

Prospective Adoptive Parents One of the most important steps in providing permanency for children through adoption is. ensuring that prospective adoptive families have. detailed background information about the child, his or her birth parents, and family background.

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Volunteering, mentoring, donating, making space available in your community for parent/child visitation, and assisting foster parents with transportation are all examples of ways you can help.

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Many people hoping to. The adoption profile book is a very important aspect to the adoption process.

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