Let's Help Caregivers and Children in Informal Kinship Care: De Facto Custodian Legislation.

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    • Abstract:
      Caregivers in informal kinship care encounter numerous difficulties when lacking a legal relationship with the children in their care. The de facto custodian guardianship, a concept that is relatively unknown in social work, provides an additional legal option to caregivers by allowing them to present their caregiving history during custody hearings. This article introduces the significance of the de facto concept and provides detailed information on its components and limitations. Recommendations are forwarded for social education and practice. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
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    • ISSN:
      0009-4021
    • Accession Number:
      52223305
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      GIBSON, P. A.; SINGH, S. Let’s Help Caregivers and Children in Informal Kinship Care: De Facto Custodian Legislation. Child Welfare, [s. l.], v. 89, n. 3, p. 79–97, 2010. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=52223305. Acesso em: 2 dez. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Gibson PA, Singh S. Let’s Help Caregivers and Children in Informal Kinship Care: De Facto Custodian Legislation. Child Welfare. 2010;89(3):79-97. Accessed December 2, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=52223305
    • APA:
      Gibson, P. A., & Singh, S. (2010). Let’s Help Caregivers and Children in Informal Kinship Care: De Facto Custodian Legislation. Child Welfare, 89(3), 79–97.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Gibson, Priscilla A., and Shweta Singh. 2010. “Let’s Help Caregivers and Children in Informal Kinship Care: De Facto Custodian Legislation.” Child Welfare 89 (3): 79–97. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=52223305.
    • Harvard:
      Gibson, P. A. and Singh, S. (2010) ‘Let’s Help Caregivers and Children in Informal Kinship Care: De Facto Custodian Legislation’, Child Welfare, 89(3), pp. 79–97. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=52223305 (Accessed: 2 December 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Gibson, PA & Singh, S 2010, ‘Let’s Help Caregivers and Children in Informal Kinship Care: De Facto Custodian Legislation’, Child Welfare, vol. 89, no. 3, pp. 79–97, viewed 2 December 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Gibson, Priscilla A., and Shweta Singh. “Let’s Help Caregivers and Children in Informal Kinship Care: De Facto Custodian Legislation.” Child Welfare, vol. 89, no. 3, May 2010, pp. 79–97. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=52223305.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Gibson, Priscilla A., and Shweta Singh. “Let’s Help Caregivers and Children in Informal Kinship Care: De Facto Custodian Legislation.” Child Welfare 89, no. 3 (May 2010): 79–97. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=52223305.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Gibson PA, Singh S. Let’s Help Caregivers and Children in Informal Kinship Care: De Facto Custodian Legislation. Child Welfare [Internet]. 2010 May [cited 2020 Dec 2];89(3):79–97. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=52223305