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    In the time before the enactment of the Foster Care Independence Act of 1999, which addressed the issue of foster children who were aging out of foster care, there were laws that were passed to confront related problems in childcare. One of these laws was the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) of 1985. This was an addition of the section 477 of Title IV-E of the Social Security Act (Children’s Bureau, 1987). The act funded $70 million dollars every year to states. The amount each state received depended on the number of the population of children collecting foster care maintenance payments. These payments fell under the Social Security Act, Title IV-E (Wolf & Black, 2004). These funds help aid this population…

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    Here is a main concern that I have with foster children that are still in foster care and they become parents that are still awarded of the state as I was doing my research I found this article very interesting. “The state has numerous responsibilities to children and youth in, and emancipating from, foster care. Ensuring a foster child 's medical welfare is among the most imperative of the state 's obligations. Pregnancy prevention is a unique component of medical welfare and long-term…

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    was abusive, and her mom is spinning out of control. In nine years, she lived with fourteen different foster homes. As she lives with somewhat loving families-in one case abusive- she starts caving under the pressure of living without her mother, until she finds the perfect family, and she learns how to say those three little words. Two year old Ashley's family was a mess, her biological mother,named Lorraine, having her in her teenage years, her biological father passed away, her…

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    New Leaf Case Study

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    AGENCY INFORMATION New Leaf is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) foster care organization located in Circleville, Oh, since 2003. They serve children and foster care parents in Pickaway, Pike, Ross, Franklin, Fairfield, Delaware and Fayette counties. They have eleven employees of which six hold social work degrees and perform case management services. It is required to have a Social Work licensing to perform case management. The mission statement of this agency is “Putting families with wants and kids…

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    Originally, Foster Care assisted poor and poverty stricken families who were unable to adequately provide for their children. Prior to welfare involvement, children were placed with family members or community members who cared for the child. In 1636, Benjamin Eaton became the first official “foster” child. Since that time, numerous laws and policies have been set up in an effort to care for children who experience abuse or neglect and provide temporary services to families in crisis (Barbell &…

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    Foster Home Reform

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    1993- Family Preservation and Support Act: Congress begins talking about putting serious money into family preservation. It passes the Family Preservation and Support Act. President Clinton signs it. The program was part of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act which established a new subpart 2 to Title IV-B of the Social Security Act. 1980- Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act: An act to establish a program of adoption assistance, to strengthen the program of foster care assistance for…

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    Dcfs Social Services

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    organized across the following four appropriation programs: 1. Administration and Support 2. Prevention and Intervention Services, 3. Community and Family Services, 4. Field Services. Seventy percent of DCFS funding comes from federal sources. The sources include the Social Security Act, Title VI-D: Food Stamps Act of 1977; Temporary assistance for Needy Families(TANF); Refugee Resettlement Act of 1980; Title VI-E for foster care children room and board cost and independent living services;…

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    Foster Care Failure

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    Foster care has been a process of successes and failures. Originally Foster Care was established for poor and poverty stricken families who were unable to adequately provide for their children. Prior to welfare involvement, children were simply placed with family members or community members who were able to care for the child. In 1636, Benjamin Eaton became the first official “foster” child. Since that time, numerous laws and policies have been set up in an effort to care for children who have…

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    Social Services Thesis

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    support services that were provided to them when they were in foster care or when they had a family issues will no longer be accessible to them. These support services include counseling, trauma support classes, physiologist, rehabilitation, etc. In our current system there are no correct support services…

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    permanent housing, maximizes empowerment, and independence. As an agency we strive to help the individual’s fully inclusion integrate into the American society. Interventions Hypothesis Full integrations into the American Society…

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