Kinship Care and Nonrelative Family Foster Care: A Comparison of Caregiver Attributes and Attitudes.

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  • Source:
    Child Welfare, v75 n1 p5-18 Jan-Feb 1996.
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    Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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      Placement (Foster Care), Caregiver Qualifications, Kinship Foster Care, Kinship Foster Homes, Out of Home Care
    • Abstract:
      Reports the findings of a survey that explored the attitudes and attributes of nonrelative family foster caregivers and kinship caregivers for children adjudicated dependent and placed by a state public welfare agency. Found significant differences on several demographic variables, in the frequency of caseworker contacts and in perceptions and attitudes. (TJQ)
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