Children in Foster Care: Possible factors affecting permanency planning

Eric C. Albers, Thom Reilly, Barbara Rittner

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This is a study of Children in Foster Care to determine possible factors affecting permanency planning. Several issues were determined to be of importance, cultural diversity, economics, and family support services. Areas needing additional study were determined to be the different treatment given to African-American and poor children, and the influence of economic and social problems on placement needs and planning.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)329-341
Number of pages13
JournalChild & Adolescent Social Work Journal
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 1 1993
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Social Sciences(all)


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