ERIC Number: EJ531237
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Kinship Care as a Child Welfare Service: The Policy Debate in an Era of Welfare Reform.
Gleeson, James P.
Child Welfare, n75 n5 p419-49 Sep-Oct 1996
Presents a case study of the development of kinship care policy in Illinois due to court decisions regarding the provision of financial support to relatives acting as foster parents. Compares recent reform of kinship care policies in Illinois with welfare reform efforts across the country and their national implications. (SD)
Descriptors: Agency Role, Child Advocacy, Child Caregivers, Child Custody, Child Support, Child Welfare, Children, Comparative Analysis, Foster Care, Foster Children, Foster Family, Kinship, Policy Formation, Program Design, Program Development, Program Improvement, Public Policy, State Agencies, Welfare Agencies, Welfare Recipients, Welfare Reform, Welfare Services
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: Illinois