Father's involvement in the lives of children in foster care

@article{Icard2017FathersII,
  title={Father's involvement in the lives of children in foster care},
  author={Larry D. Icard and Jay Fagan and Yookyong Lee and Scott Edward Rutledge},
  journal={Child & Family Social Work},
  year={2017},
  volume={22},
  pages={57–66}
}
Limited understandings exist about non-resident fathers' views of their involvement with their children in foster care placements. Guided by the ecological systems framework, the purpose of this exploratory study was to gain insights into fathers' perceptions of their involvement with a child in foster care. Data were collected from demographic questionnaires and two focus groups with 17 men. Fathers expressed how kinship compared with non-kinship placements affected their involvement. Fathers… CONTINUE READING

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