There were about 500,000 kids in foster care in the US in 2009. There were 2.6 million kids in permanent formal kinship care as of 2009, not counting a large number in informal (e.g. not court ordered) kinship care. (Source: AFCARS)
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A fear they will not be able to maintain connections with their birth families and their past may cause a teen to react negatively to an adoptive family.
Created by the Family Connections Project through Adoptions Unlimited, Inc., this course will help child welfare professionals:
Please note: No certificate of completion is available for this course.
Family meetings are an important tool for families to incorporate into their weekly routine. Used effectively, family meetings provide a platform for safe communication, while ensuring every member has a vocal role in family decisions.