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Kinship care handbook : a toolkit for kinship caregivers

Description

Kinship care is when children in need are placed with extended family, such as a grandparent, or someone with whom they have a significant relationship. This guide provides information on practical everyday issues related to kinship care. It is also includes information on how caseworkers make decisions and how children end up in care. Sections provide an overview of kinship care highlighting the responsibilities of the caregiver family. They cover information on kinship care support, explain policy, and provide facts and material on other program areas. The various subsections cover caregiver family roles and how to work with the system to provide the best possible care for children living in your home.

Tags
children in care foster care fostering kinship care youth

Title and publication information

Type
Guide
Extent

73 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Children's Services

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Spatial Coverage

Alberta

Resource Dates

Date Created

2017-01-01

Date Added

2017-11-28T16:09:32.440607

Date Modified

2017-01-01

Date Issued

2017-01-01

Identifiers

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Children's Services. Reunification Supports.

Contact Other

Phone 1-888-643-1889 (toll free in Alberta)