Corpus ID: 35582432

Foster Parent Support And Retention: A Policy Approach

@inproceedings{Hamilton2017FosterPS,
  title={Foster Parent Support And Retention: A Policy Approach},
  author={Leah Hamilton},
  year={2017}
}
Foster parent retention is an important, yet often overlooked, component to long term outcomes for children in the foster care system. A recent pilot study examining the perspectives of four Arkansas foster care caseworkers found that, much like the rest of the country, Arkansas experiences high foster parent attrition. This current study explores the perceived effectiveness among sixteen foster parents of the Foster Parent Support Act of 2007 for improving retention in Arkansas. It was… Expand

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