ERIC Number: ED113667
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Review, Synthesis and Recommendations of Seven Foster Care Studies in California, 1974.
Children's Research Inst. of California, Sacramento.
This document, prepared by California Review and Synthesis of Foster Care Studies project reviews and combines the major recommendations of seven recent California studies of foster care. These studies were: (1) Children Waiting, State Dept. of Social Welfare, 1972; (2) Report on Foster Care in California Joint Legislative Audit Committee, 1973; (3) Report on State's Role in Foster Care in California, Joint Legislative Audit Committee, 1974; (4) New Perspectives on Child Welfare Foster Care Services, Staffing, and Delivery System, Madison et al; (6) Adoptions and Foster Care Study Report, State of California, Dept. of Health, 1973; (7) Progress Report #1, Bolton Associates 1970. The consultants who reviewed these studies determined three Systems Recommendations, rated here in order of priority: (1) development of a single Children's Service Unit; (2) limitation of Juvenile Court and Probation jurisdiction to the most serious offenders with assignment to Protective Services of jurisdiction for abused or neglected children; and (3) initiation of a statewide supervising agency designated to monitor probation departments, establish standards, and evaluate program effectiveness. (HMV)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Child Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Children's Research Inst. of California, Sacramento.
Identifiers - Location: California