foster care

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foster care

The care of individuals who cannot live independently (such as children, homeless families, or frail elderly people) in a group or private home.
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Participants were asked to respond to the following question regarding the use of praise and encouragement in the classroom to support proactive classroom management: "How should praise and encouragement be provided to the foster child for any input or discussion the child engages in during read alouds?
Thus, the foster child would need to reside in the home for more than six months.
The state's monitoring parameters will raise a red flag if a foster child is prescribed two medicines from the same class or five or more psychotropic medications from any class to take at the same time.
While studies have found agreement between foster parent and the foster child's teacher concerning problem behaviour, there is less information on the agreement between foster parent and foster child.
Mary had the grades and motivation to go to a magnet high school, but had trouble convincing the administration that a foster child could make it there.
Sleep Country USA announced today that it will be a presenting sponsor for the 17th annual "Newsradio 710 KIRO Foster Child Holiday Magic" program that will kick off on Monday, Nov.
This represents the largest number of items donated to date since Sleep Country began its foster child program more than a year ago.
Runaway foster child Krystina Kessler, 16, said she fears if the missing children are found they will be put back into the very system they ran away from.
Over the past year we have watched Sleep Country's success in raising awareness in local communities about foster child needs and we have been anxious to be a part of the program.
Information on how to adopt a foster child is available by calling 1-888-811-1221, or on the Web at dcfs.
A 16-year-old foster child from Palmdale asked Los Angeles County supervisors on Tuesday to investigate why hundreds of children are missing from the nation's largest child-protective system.