Health Care Issues for Children and Adolescents in Foster Care and Kinship Care

  • Published 2016

Abstract

Children and adolescents who enter foster care often do so with complicated and serious medical, mental health, developmental, oral health, and psychosocial problems rooted in their history of childhood trauma. Ideally, health care for this population is provided in a pediatric medical home by physicians who are familiar with the sequelae of childhood… (More)

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