Essays Tagged: "Foster care"

The Results Of Aging

ies....6House Sharing...........6Group Homes.............7Low-cost, Government Subsidized Housing..7Foster Care..............................7Nursing Homes............................7CONCLUSIONS..... ... mmunities, life-care facilities, house sharing, group homes, low-cost government subsidizedhousing, foster care, and nursing homes.THEORIES OF WHY WE AGESince research into aging is not guided by any ...

(7 pages) 513 0 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Interracial Adoption.

terracial AdoptionShould children of color have to spend the most vulnerable years of their life in foster care or orphanages simply because a family of their race is unavailable? What if a family of ... ould adopt these children? Should they be put into a stable, loving home, or should they be kept in foster homes hoping that a family of the same-race is found? This process of finding same-race famil ...

(6 pages) 125 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Child Welfare and Public Policy: Specific discussion of policy proposals regarding child welfare (physical and sexual abuse in children under 18).

nd Treatment Act (CAPTA), the Promoting Safe and Stable Families Act (PSSF), and the John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program (CFCIP) greatly fund intervention, assessment, counseling, and supp ...

(2 pages) 142 0 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Gay marriage: Same love, same privileges

dren. Sexual preference has nothing to do with how well a person or a couple can raise a child. The foster care and adoption systems of today are overloaded with children in need of a home. Adoption i ... love and nourishment as well as a straight couple could. Most of these children are coming from the foster care system and need stability and support to stabilize their lives, as is confirmed "Childre ...

(3 pages) 119 1 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Foster Care in Liberty County and Chatham County In GA.

Foster CareLiberty/Chatham Counties of GeorgiaAccording to Murray (2000) although the Department of ... ng accounting for 48 percent of all federal child welfare funding. It is estimated that the federal Foster Care expenditures to be $4.6 billion in FY 2003. The maintenance payments usually account for ... to be $4.6 billion in FY 2003. The maintenance payments usually account for about half of the IV-E Foster Care expenditures, with placement, administrative, and training costs accounting for the othe ...

(7 pages) 54 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Joan Lowery Nixon : The Seance

tory starts out at nighttime when Lauren was spying on Sara. Sara was in the town for 4 months in a foster care. She was staying with Laurens aunt Me. Lauren had been living with her aunt since her fa ... n of her. After long hours of looking they find her floating in a swamp. She is dead. They call the foster care to tell them what happened. They find out Sara has an uncle that is still living. He com ...

(7 pages) 39 1 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Identify the two concepts that influence the provision of family foster care today.

Charles Zastrow 2000 defines foster care as "the temporary provision of substitute care for children whose parents are unable or ... e unable or unwilling to meet the child's needs in their own home." The Child Care Board notes that foster care is basically caring for children in your own home, as a part of your family and this arr ... sible after an interested person or persons have been assessed and approved by the Child Care Board.Foster care can be divided into short- term foster care, which involves caring for a child for a per ...

(4 pages) 51 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Abortion should be illegal

illegal. Many babies die each year due to other peoples actions. People should consider adoption or foster care or anything besides killing a baby. Too many times do women have abortions then go throu ...

(1 pages) 37 2 3.8 May/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

"The lost boy" by Dave Pelzer: Book Report.

"The Lost Boy," sequel to "A Child Called It," is a story about a boy, Dave Pelzer, who is now in foster care after being rescued from his abusive, alcoholic mother. The story takes place in Daly Ci ... twelve to eighteen. In this story Dave experiences the instability of moving in and out of multiple foster homes, as well as bringing us along on his journey through life. The book also shows the uniq ...

(3 pages) 58 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Family and Medical Leave Act

care of such son or daughter;* the placement of a son or daughter with the employee for adoption or foster care;* the care of spouse, son, daughter, or parent of the employee who has a serious health ...

(5 pages) 273 0 3.8 Aug/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Gay adoption

on.Work cited;"American Civil Liberties Union : Overview of Lesbian and Gay Parenting, Adoption and Foster Care." 04 June 1999. American Civil Liberties Union. 3 Jul 2007 .

(1 pages) 59 2 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Foster Care & Foster Families

Definition & IntroductionThe term foster care is often applied to any type of substitute care facility-boarding home, adoptive home, o ... t substitution of one home for another, one family for another. To distinguish this use of the term foster care from other kinds of foster-care arrangements, we will refer to it in this chapter as fos ... l refer to it in this chapter as foster-family care.Historical Background & Purpose of The PaperFoster-family care was probably practiced on a limited basis in antiquity: "Under ancient Jewish law ...

(31 pages) 130 1 4.3 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

                                            White Oleander         White Oleander is the

rders him with a poison of white oleander, jimson root, and DMSO. After that Astrid is bounced from foster home to foster home. Astrid's first foster home is with Star Thomas and Ray. StarTho ... r shoulder. She also gets involved romantically with Star's boyfriend Ray. Astrid's second foster home is with Marvel and Ed Turlock. Astrid considers them her first real family. Ed works at ...

(3 pages) 1534 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Maya Angelou ended up living with her grandmother as a

is because, I too have lived with my grandmother and my aunts in my family, and I have also been in foster care and it's hard going from home to home.I believe that no matter what happens in your life ...

(1 pages) 390 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Employee Safety paper

newborn child of the employee; for placement with the employee of a son or daughter for adoption or foster care; to care for an immediate family member (spouse, child, or parent) with a serious health ...

(4 pages) 155 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Male Bashing on TV

or the level-headed wise wife, the whole family would fail with the dad on the streets, the kids in foster care and Mom in a shelter.Males bashing is something that has bothered me a long time. Why is ...

(3 pages) 3296 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Family and Medical Leave Act

newborn child of the employee; for placement with the employee of a son or daughter for adoption or foster care; to care for a immediate family member with a serious health condition; or to take medic ...

(3 pages) 23 0 5.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Critical Evaluation of a Research Article

ea of the United States. The adoptions were completed from a mixture of international, private, and foster care agencies. Some families had biological children but some did not. The ages of the childr ...

(3 pages) 49 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Foster Care

hould anyone second-guess his authority in his children's lives? Richard Wexler's article "Panic in Foster Care", says, "Gerardo R. was a loving father who always cared for his children, but when his ... tive would have been to assist Gerardo with food stamps or something of that sort instead of paying foster parents to take care of his own children. The Los Angeles County Department of Children and F ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Job Analysis

tective services includes being able to provide services to help children, such as home placements, foster care arrangements, and protection for abused and neglected children (Child Welfare League of ...

(5 pages) 5 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology