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Adoption Advocate No. 1
Posted June 5, 2005Category Foster Care
Performance Measures for Courts: The Next Step in Foster Care Reform
Authored By: Thomas C. Atwood and Virginia C. RavenelWorking with the public child welfare system, it is the responsibility of juvenile and family courts to ensure right and timely placements of foster children with loving, permanent famiiles. With more than a half-million children in foster care, this is a daunting task. Read more about the need for performance measures for courts.Continue Reading