Toolbox #2: Expanding the Role of Foster Parents in Achieving Permanency for ChildrenBy:
Over the last decade, the role of a foster parent has evolved from that of a temporary caregiver to being an essential part of a professional team determining the best long-term plan for a child. This publication focuses on practical ways in which best child welfare practice can be incorporated into the recruitment, training, and support of foster parents and ways that agencies can enhance the role of foster parents in a changing child welfare system.
Sections with discussion and practical tips cover foster parents' roles as:
CWLA Stock Number: 8098
Publication Date: 2000