Foster Family Characteristics and Behavioral and Emotional Problems of Foster Children: Practice Implications for Child Welfare, Family Life Education, and Marriage and Family Therapy

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Elizabeth W. Lindsey, Professor and Department Chair (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Orme and Buehler's article, “Foster Family Characteristics and Behavioral and Emotional Problems of Foster Children: A Narrative Review,” is an important and timely contribution to the child welfare literature. Foster care placement has been increasing for almost 2 decades, and the new millennium finds a record number of children in care. Recent federal legislation has raised concerns among child welfare professionals that this trend will continue and perhaps even become more serious. Thus, the authors' synthesis of research on families in general, and foster families in particular, may be even more important in the future.

Additional Information

Publication
Family Relations
Language: English
Date: 2001
Keywords
Social Work, Foster Children