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Preparing and Supporting Foster Parents Who Adopt
Discusses the ways that professionals can help foster parents before, during, and after they adopt from foster care in order to ensure that the child and family experience a successful adoption outcome. Foster parents are the most important source of adoptive families for children in the child welfare system. In order to facilitate these types of adoption, professionals should be knowledgeable about the benefits, costs, and practice implications.
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Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2013). Preparing and supporting foster parents who adopt. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Bureau.
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