Growing Up in the Care of Strangers
- Category:Foster Care Sale Package, Foster/Adoptive Parents, Program Coordinators, Teacher/Student Resources
2019 Inventory Sale Item
The experiences, Insights and Recommendations of Eleven Former Foster Kids Growing up in placment takes a toll, not just on the children and adolescents but also on the professionals charged with their care. Judges, policy makers, administrators, probation officers, psychiatrists, psychologists, counselors, caseworkers, social workers, foster parents, house parents, guardians ad litem, CASA volunteers, child welfare advocates, educators and program staff make critical decisions that can affect a child's life forever.
What makes this book particularly instructive derives from the authors' credentials. They are college-educated adults who masterfully intertwine their childhood stories with mature perspective and their own professional expertise.