Kinship Foster Care in Context

Maria Scannapieco and Rebecca L. Hegar

in Kinship Foster Care

Published in print May 1999 | ISBN: 9780195109405
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865789 | DOI:

Series: Child Welfare: A Series in Child Welfare Practice, Policy, and Research

 Kinship Foster Care in Context

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This chapter begins with discussions of the meaning of kinship care, demographic trends in kinship care, and permanency planning for kinship care. It then addresses some controversial questions concerning kinship foster care. An overview of the subsequent chapters is presented.

Keywords: child care; child welfare; kinship care; permanency planning

Chapter.  6097 words. 

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