Catalogue by countries / Relatives Raising Children: An Overview of Kinship Care

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ISS/IRC Code TOOL-ADOPT US-025
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Title Relatives Raising Children: An Overview of Kinship Care
Author CRUMBLEY Joseph (Ed.)
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Date published/issue 00-00-1997
Date received 00-00-0000
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Publisher Child Welfare League of America, Inc., 440 First Street, NW, Third Floor, Washington, DC 20001-2085,
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Page 124
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ISBN 0 87868 684 3
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Country concerned UNITED STATES
Index Foster-care
Substitute-family
Kinship-care
Identity-origin
Child-interest
Free text Review of the situation of relatives formally looking after children when there is a disruption of their own family life - the difficulties and challenges encountered by care givers, the advantages for the children, the feelings of parents whose children have been placed with relatives. Chapter three: assessment and intervention (by professionals). Other chapters deal with issues of incarceration of parents for substance abuse, parents who have died of HIV-AIDS, legal relationship with carers and legal adoption by relatives.

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Work area Social work -->
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