ERIC Number: EJ1149465
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Abstractor: As Provided
Introduction to the Special Issue: Children in Foster Care and International Adoption
Jankowska, Anna M.
School Psychology Forum, v9 n1 p1-4 Spr 2015
Children in the foster care system and those experiencing international adoption face a host of risk factors that result in academic, behavioral, and emotional challenges. The purpose of this special issue is to provide school psychologists with the knowledge regarding current intervention strategies and programming to provide effective supports for this vulnerable population. This special focus includes the discussion concerning maintaining stability of school enrollment, increasing advocacy efforts for foster children and their caregivers, improving the quality of educational programs, and providing opportunities for these children's further personal and professional development.
Descriptors: Children, Foster Care, Adoption, School Psychologists, International Programs, Advocacy, Caregivers, Educational Quality, Counselor Role
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