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Kinship Care as a Child Welfare Service

James P. Gleeson

in Kinship Foster Care

Published in print May 1999 | ISBN: 9780195109405
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865789 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109405.003.0003

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

 Kinship Care as a Child Welfare Service

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This chapter examines kinship care policy development in Illinois. The policy issues and trends that shaped the use of kinship care as a child welfare service are presented. Future trends that will influence the use of kinship care are discussed.

Keywords: foster care; child welfare service; child care; Illinois; child placement; kinship care policy development

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