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Reflections on Kinship Care: Learnings from the Past, Implications for the Future (Digital PDF)
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Through a series of essays from kinship care experts, Reflections on Kinship Care: Learning from the Past, Implications for the Future explores the development of kinship care as a child welfare service intended to support the maintenance of connections for children and youth with their network of family members. The authors, in sharing their personal and professional perspectives, highlight practice values, relevant legislation and policy, research, and support and advocacy for caregivers. This publication provides the reader with a historical perspective on kinship care, current policy and practice, and a vision for the future through recommendations.

 

Title: Reflections on Kinship Care: Learnings from the Past, Implications for the Future

Page count: 232

Item #: 2108

ISBN #: 978-1-58760-210-8

Price: $29.95

 

Table of Contents:

 

Introduction: Kinship Care and Child Welfare

Christine James-Brown

 

Black Extended Families: My Reflections

Robert B. Hill

 

Reflections on Kinship Care among African American Families

Sandra Stukes Chipungu

 

Advocating for Kinship Family Rights

Gerard Wallace

 

Negotiating the Role of Family and the Role of Government: The Evolution of Kinship Care as a Child Welfare Service

James P. Gleeson

 

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Miller v. Youakim and its Aftermath

Mark F. Testa

 

The Relationship of the State to Kinship Caregivers

Jill Duerr Berrick

 

Reflections on Kinship Care as Family Preservation

Dana Burdnell Wilson

 

Kinship Care from a Foster and Adoptive Parent Perspective: Better Together

Eileen Mayers Pasztor

 

Understanding Child Welfare Practice in Kinship Care: An individual Perspective

Charlene Ingram

 

Pathways to Permanency: The Evolution of Child Welfare Policies and Practices and My Personal and Professional Journey to Help More Youth Find Forever Homes

Sharon McDaniel

 

New Directions for Supporting Kinship Care under Family First

Mark F. Testa, Robert B. Hill, and Charlene Ingram

 

Appendix: Historical Perspective: CWLA’s Focus on Kinship Care as a Child Welfare Service

 

Editors: Mark F. Testa, Robert B. Hill, and Charlene Ingram