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Foster Care in Missouri

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Title: Foster Care in Missouri
Author: Brookes, Sheila J. (Sheila Joyce), 1963-; Watson, Amy L.
Keywords: foster care
child care
children
Date: 2004
Publisher: Center for Family Policy & Research
Series/Report no.: Policy Brief (Center for Family Policy & Research)
Abstract: In 2001, approximately 805,000 children in the United States were in foster care. The majority of children entering foster care have experienced prolonged and repeated abuse and neglect. Consequently, many have serious developmental, physical, and emotional problems and require numerous services to ameliorate their problems. Research indicates that the current foster care system does not adequately meet the needs of this population.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/2291

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