Essay on The Challenges And Issues Within Foster Care

1873 Words Oct 5th, 2016 8 Pages
This research paper contains information regarding the challenges and issues within foster care. This research will be presented in qualitative, quantitative, mixed methods, meta-analysis and literature review. Foster care is when a child has been removed, through no fault of his or her own, from their home and family due to concerns for their safety. The child may have been abandoned, abused or neglected and is in need of a temporary home placement. Whenever possible, they live with relatives or non-relatives familiar with the child. When that is not possible, the child is placed with a foster family in a licensed Foster Home.
Throughout this paper, it explains the difficulties children experience in foster care. Some difficulties and challenges include articles about children aging out in foster care, behavior issues of children and social issues of children in foster care. The data base that was used to execute this paper was Warner University’s social work data base which provided scholarly articles and journals about the challenges and issues of foster care. The search terms that were used to find articles were Foster care, challenges, and issuesIn the article, Challenges and Opportunities in Foster care, expresses how the foster care system is suppose to run and everything that comes with foster caring. The issues in foster care are that most youth are placed in foster care because of child abuse or neglect. More than 3 million reports of child abuse and neglect are…

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