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Foster Parent Recruitment and Retention. Presented by: Roxanna Jolly. Why this topic?. Foster parents are advocates for an at-risk population. - On Their Own by Martha Shirk and Gary Stangler - “Costs” of individualized care vs. group care Need for “willing” foster parents

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foster parent recruitment and retention

Foster Parent Recruitmentand Retention

Presented by: Roxanna Jolly

why this topic
Why this topic?
  • Foster parents are advocates for an at-risk population.

- On Their Own by Martha Shirk and Gary Stangler

- “Costs” of individualized care vs. group care

  • Need for “willing” foster parents
  • “Retention is recruitment”
overview of foster care
Overview of Foster Care

Trends in Foster Care and Adoption—FY 2002-FY 2009(Based on data submitted by states as of July 29, 2010)Source: AFCARS data, U.S. Children\'s Bureau, Administration for Children, Youth and Families

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/stats_research/afcars/trends.htm

overview of foster care1
Overview of Foster Care

As soon as a complaint is received, a virtual industry of social workers, lawyers, judges and administrators goes to work, and no matter how pure the intentions are, the process often deteriorates into chaos. A central goal of child welfare is permanence and stability for the child, but cases routinely become so mired in complications, and legalities, and indecision, and nastiness, and the necessity of trying to understand a specific moment in the larger context of societal issues, that the focus can shift from the search for permanence to the mere passage of time. Months pass. Years pass. Rather than resolution, there is a drift, so much that nationally, on average a third of the children entering foster care will be there in excess of two years, creating, instead of stability, an ambiguity that can be damaging. - Colbert King

http://www.childrensdefense.org/child-research-data-publications/data/state-data-repository/cwf/2010/child-welfare-financing-oregon-2010.pdf

motivations for fostering
Motivations for Fostering

Intrinsic and Extrinsic

misleading recruitment messages
Misleading Recruitment Messages

“Recruiting agencies continue to lead families to believe that they can make a difference by providing love and a home when children need much more than that.”

Caseworker, Recruiting Foster Parents, DHHS

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