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  • Moral Values Of The Fosters

    The Fosters and the fundamental values of being different The ABC Family original series The Fosters takes several aspects of underlined debates around LGBT parenting. Offering an alternative to both views, a model of queer parenting that neither assumes the heterosexuality and gender normativity of any child, nor waits for children to “come out” before showing acceptance. The Fosters explores the fear and possibility of queer childhood and the hope of healthy yet different queer relationships. Also it touches on what is to be able have “trust” and learn from previous experiences. The foundation of this phenomenal series revolves around the eight Foster family members: Stef Foster; Lena Adams-Foster; biological son of Mike and Stef, Brandon…

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  • Foster System: My Opinion On Foster Care

    My opinion on foster care is that yes, it does help most families, but I still do feel as if there are many issues in the system for placement and caregiving that needs to be fixed. The foster system has helped many kids reunite with their families, but at the same time, it has mentally and physically traumatized many. I feel it has traumatized many because many children have been emotionally, physically and sexually abused more than once. As I had stated earlier in the problems, over 28% of the…

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  • Foster Placement

    Everyday there are about 120 youth sleeping the night in a residential placement, and between 20,000 and 40,000 youth needing mental health accommodations according to the Center for Mental Health Services (as cited in Kolos, 2009). Youth in a residential placement may be coming from a failed placement with a foster parent and or removed from a biological parent or family member’s home. There appears to be a lack of tolerance for behavioral struggles in foster placements, especially for…

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  • Foster Youth

    Growing up, children in foster care are faced with the uncertainty of what will happen when their 18th birthday arrives. With many not graduating high school, and little stability, emotional support or general 'life training ', foster children in Canada often fall into poverty when no longer supported by the system. Required to leave their foster homes at 18, most of these children have no clue how to pay bills, pay taxes, and upkeep a job and school at the same time, let alone cook for…

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  • The Foster System

    would end up. Does the foster system save,…

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  • Foster Care

    Foster care and the educational system are complex organizations. Both organizations address and serve children who experience abuse and neglect. Addressing the educational needs of children in foster care presents a unique challenge to schools, social agencies, and foster parents. It is estimated that in 2013 there were approximately 589,000 children and youth in foster care across the United States (Children’s Bureau, 2014). In 2013, 58,699 children in California were living in foster care. Of…

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  • Foster Children In Foster Care

    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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  • Essay On Foster Parent

    Even though the number of children in the foster system that needs guidance may be extremely high, fostering a child can be a stressful personal choice. When a foster parent decides to commit to being a foster parent, whether the person becomes a foster parent formally through a fostering agency or informally by taking in a family member or friend’s child, a foster parent and other people within the household will surely be challenged in diverse ways. Even with all the resources the agencies…

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  • Benefits Of Foster Placement

    children in out-of-home care in Arizona." Of these children I would like to introduce you to my little brother, Kevin. Over nine months ago my parents got a call to foster a very premature baby boy. Michael was born at twenty-nine weeks old. His mother at the time was/is addicted to meth. She went on meth-binge which caused her to go into preterm labor. The father, at the time, was in the process of going to jail. Once Kevin was settled in our home, a few months went by with no word from the…

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  • Essay On Foster Care

    Foster care is a system by which adults care for minor children who are not able to live with their biological parents. When parents are unable, unwilling or unfit to care for a child, the child must find a new home. In some cases, there is little or no chance a child can return to their parents' custody, so they need a new permanent home. In other situations, children only a need a temporary home until their parents' situation changes. In any case, the children need somewhere to stay until a…

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