ERIC Number: ED148483
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Foster Family Services Selected Reading List.
Children's Bureau (DHEW), Washington, DC.
This annotated reading list, directed at persons concerned with the needs of children in foster care, groups materials according to subject matter and special audiences. The booklet also includes job descriptions for four kinds of foster parents (temporary, emergency, specialized and permanent), outlining requirements and responsibilities for each group. Subject groupings are: Historical Perspectives on Foster Family Services; Emergency Services; Permanent or Long-term Care; Services for Emotionally Disturbed Children; Services for Mentally Retarded Children; Placement in Foster Family Homes; Licensing of Foster Families; Education of Foster Parents; Foster Parent Associations; Citizen Advocates for Foster Children; Current Research on Foster Family Services; Effects of Separation of Children from Parents; and Research on Results of Foster Family Care. Materials for special audiences are directed at foster family social workers, foster and natural parents. The materials for social workers cover administration, worker and parent roles, recruiting of foster homes and helping children and parents. (BF)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Certification, Child Advocacy, Child Welfare, Emotional Disturbances, Foster Children, Foster Family, Handicapped Children, Mental Retardation, Parent Associations, Parent Role, Parents, Placement, Social Workers, Welfare Services
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 017-090-00030-5, $1.90)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Children's Bureau (DHEW), Washington, DC.