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  • About
  • The Global ETD Search service is a free service for researchers to find electronic theses and dissertations. This service is provided by the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations.
    Our metadata is collected from universities around the world. If you manage a university/consortium/country archive and want to be added, details can be found on the NDLTD website.
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Foster parent perceptions concerning reasons for continued involvement as care providers in a foster family agency

Harper, Stephanie Lynn 01 January 2008 (has links)
This study investigated foster parents' reasons for deciding to continue their careers as foster parents. The participants were obtained from Koinonia Foster Homes, San Bernardino office. In addition, an effort was made to determine what unmet needs foster parents had that had those needs been addressed by the agency might have encouraged them to continue fostering children.
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Foster parent satisfaction and retention

Albarran, Ruth Maria, Sahachartsiri, Ranee Taechameena. 01 January 2008 (has links)
This study proposed to explore several factors that promote foster parent satisfaction in order to preserve quality foster homes to serve the 532,000 displaced children currently in the child welfare system. A sample of 52 foster parents were surveyed to determine overall satisfaction with their foster care experience at Children's Way Foster Family Agency in San Bernardino, California. It was hypothesized that the higher the level of foster parent satisfaction, the higher rates of retention. A modified version of an existing instrument titled "Foster Parent Satisfaction Survey" was utilized in this study.
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Foster caregivers' opinions on the causes of multiple placements among foster children

Alatorre, Erika Yolanda, Lemus, Angelica 01 January 2005 (has links)
The purpose of the study was to gather data that could help minimize the number of placements that foster children often experience. The results of this study are intended to help California child welfare agencies and other foster care agencies develop additional policies that support the development of stable foster care placements for dependent children.
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Understanding the experience and needs of foster parents caring for medically fragile children

Baisley, Ana Maria 01 January 2003 (has links)
The purpose of this study was to develop a better understanding about the experiences and needs of foster parents who care for medically fragile children and indentify characteristics related to providing quality care.
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Cultural competence needs of non-Latino foster parents: A study of transcultural foster care with Latino children

Aguilar, Myriam Renee, Robles, Amanda Nicole 01 January 2005 (has links)
The purpose of this study seeks to assess the cultural competency training needs of non-Latino caregivers who have Latino children in their homes.

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