foster care


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Noun1.foster care - supervised care for delinquent or neglected children usually in an institution or substitute home
guardianship, tutelage, care, charge - attention and management implying responsibility for safety; "he is in the care of a bodyguard"
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foster care

n cuidado de crianza, crianza de huérfanos o niños abandonados por alguien que no es padre adoptivo y que recibe remuneración del gobierno
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"There's not a one-size-fits-all for youth or foster care youth."
And when researchersstudiedchildren born with cocaine in their systems; one group placed in foster care, another left with birth mothers able to care for them, the results were stunning:After six months, the children left with their birth mothers typically did better on standard measures of infant development.For the foster children, the separation from their mothers was more toxic than the cocaine.
In order to provide care to more abused children, Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan Tuesday called on the public to join the foster care system.
Foster care is a federal and state supported temporary system designed to protect the safety of children who are at risk for physical or emotional harm while in the care of their parents.1 According to the most recent national report of the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) on June 2016 there were 427,910 children and adolescents in foster care settings.2 During that time period, West Virginia (WV) counted 4,556 pediatric patients in foster care.
The foster care program was created through the Foster Act (R.A.
In today's society, care for orphans (i.e., children whose parents have died or are otherwise unable to care for them as primary custodians) is most often operationalized through foster care and adoption (Nickman et al., 2005).
A LEADING Liverpool councillor is calling for the profit to be taken out of foster care, to enable millions of pounds to be reinvested in the care of some of the city's most vulnerable children.
The Kansas Foster Child Education Assistance Act passed in 2006 waives tuition and fees at state universities, tech schools, community colleges and Washburn University for students who were in foster care. Theresa Freed, spokeswoman for the Kansas Department for Children and Families, said that the potential future market for the law includes the more than 7,000 children of all ages who were under foster care as of March, the Wichita Eagle reported.
A pair of reports on Oregon's foster care system offer an urgent agenda item for the 2017 Legislature.
Nearly 2,700 Alaska children were in foster care in any given month of 2015--20 percent more than the monthly average in 2014.
The Foster Care Transition Toolkit includes tips and resources intended to help current and former foster youth access and navigate social, emotional, educational, and skills-based barriers as they transition into adulthood.
A significant portion of the pledged funds will go to the National CASA Association and its local CASA/guardian ad litem (GAL) programs to support the more than 600,000 abused and neglected children who enter the foster care system each year.

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