I’m a mother, and the forever impact of that sentence echoes deep to my soul. Yet I often feel so transient in this otherwise permanent role as I struggle to define my new identity. 691 more words
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"Post-permanency service needs, service utilization, and placement discontinuity for kinship versus non-kinship families"
Liao, Minli, and Kevin R. White. Children And Youth Services Review 44, (September 2014): 370-378.
This article compares quality of life between kinship and non-kinship post-permanency families. 92 more words
"Children discharged from kin and non-kin foster homes: Do the risks of foster care re-entry differ?"
Koh, Eun, and Mark F. Testa.Children and Youth Services Review 33, no. 9 (2011): 1497-1505.
With respect to reunification, children who exit from kinship foster homes have a much lower likelihood of re-entering foster care when possible confounding factors are ignored. 32 more words