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Preparing and Supporting Foster Parents who Adopt

In this guide, the Child Welfare Information Gateway provides professionals with relavent information for preparing and supporting foster parents. 

Many children in foster care who become available
for adoption are adopted by their foster parents.
In order to facilitate these types of adoption,
professionals should be knowledgeable about the
benefits, costs, and practice implications.
 
Inside you will find information about: 
  • Trends in foster parent adoption
  • Benefits of foster parent adoption
  • Costs of foster parent adoption
  • Practice implications with children and parents
  • Pre- and postadoption services
  • Questions for further research

Please click on the link below to utilize this resource for supporting foster parents. 


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