A Guidebook For Raising Foster Children
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A Guidebook For Raising Foster Children

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by Susan Blatt
     
 

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Foster parents need wisdom to guide foster children to enable them to have a meaningful experience. This book, written by a pediatrician, with the help of foster parents, provides guidance and suggestions to maximize the experience for foster families and assist them in the process.

With the help of many foster parents, this book contains practical suggestions

Overview

Foster parents need wisdom to guide foster children to enable them to have a meaningful experience. This book, written by a pediatrician, with the help of foster parents, provides guidance and suggestions to maximize the experience for foster families and assist them in the process.

With the help of many foster parents, this book contains practical suggestions for those who care for foster children. It addresses many of the major and minor problems that may arise. This book contains easily understood discussions of those problems with practical suggestions for resolving them, including when to call in a professional. Although various trends in child welfare are discussed, it is important to note that this book does not aim at criticizing the system, but rather attempts to address the needs of the children going through the system. This book is intended as a resource for anyone involved with the foster care system and particularly families raising foster children.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313360848
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/05/2000
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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What People are saying about this

Joanne M. Joseph
"Dr. Susan Blatt's book, Guide for Raising Foster Children, represents a very comprehensive guide for the care of foster children. The book is readable and suggestions provided are practical and easy to follow. This book is a valuable resource for foster parents."
William F. Holicky
"Being a foster parent is extremely challenging and when questions arise quick and thoughtful answers should be available. Dr. Blatt covers many aspects of foster care including health and behavior. The book is easy to read and practical, yet research-based and up-to-date."
Karen Jorgenson
"All parents have questions and Dr. Blatt's book has answers. A Guidebook for Raising Foster Children has helpful information about health, behavior, school, and many other aspects of a foster child's life. A copy of this book would be a benefit to every foster home."
Ole A. Pettersen
"Dr. Blatt has provided us with a tool for everyday problems, and a thoughtful guidance through difficult issues. A must read for parents as well as providers of services."

Meet the Author

SUSAN McNAIR BLATT, M.D. is the Medical Director of the House of Good Shepherd in Utica, New York, a child welfare agency, and is an Adjunct Professor at Utica College./e

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starfishAA More than 1 year ago
This book was less than enlightening....