Historical, legal, and current aspects of foster care for the mentally retarded
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Historical, legal, and current aspects of foster care for the mentally retarded

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Published by University Microfilms, Inc. in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


  • People with mental disabilities -- Institutional care.,
  • People with mental disabilities -- Home care.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Charles Theodore.
LC ClassificationsHV3004 .Z62 1978a
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 161 leaves ;
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19135752M

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  The kinship foster care provider receives the emotional and financial support a foster parent would receive from a foster care agency, but already has an established relationship with the child. Ask an Attorney About Your Foster Care Concerns. Understanding foster care's background and history provides important context.   Foster Children and the Foster Care System, Part I: History and Legal Structure Mark D. Simms, MD, MPH Introduction Foster care is widely perceived to be a harmful experience for children. Yet for many it may be the most significant intervention Cited by: FOSTER CARE AS RELATED TO THE MENTALLY RETARDED IN MINNESOTA The numbers of mentally retarded persons being cared for in foster care facilities such as foster boarding homes, day care and day activity centers, family day care homes, and child caring institutions have been increasing. The following report presents data concerning these facilities. Handbook of Behavior Modification with the Mentally Retarded Johnny L. Matson (auth.), Johnny L. Matson (eds.) The development of behavior modification principles and procedures and the ensuing research have had a dramatic impact on services for mentally re­ tarded persons.

  Research on educational and training of mentally retarded individuals. A great deal of the credit (Baer. Wolf, & Risley, ) or the blame (MacMillan & Forness, ) lot the advances in teaching technology for mentally retarded people in the U.S. is due . More than children are in foster care in the United States. 1,2 Most of these children have been the victims of repeated abuse and prolonged neglect and have not experienced a nurturing, stable environment during the early years of life. Such experiences are critical in the short- and long-term development of a child's brain and the ability to subsequently participate fully in society. An Analysis of Medicaid's Intermediate Care Facility for the Mentally Retarded (ICF-MR) Program (Lakin, et al., ) Persons with Mental Retardation in State-Operated Residential Facilities: Years Ending J and J with Longitudinal Trends from to (Lakin, et al., ). This article explores the use of the best interest standard in the context of third-party interventions in ongoing parent-child relationships. I start by examining the history of the best interest standard and show that it has had different meanings in different eras. I then address the nature of the family and the question of whether interests beyond those addressed in the child’s best.

Part VI, Legal Issues reviews the treatment of minors, the current state (including recent court decisions) of psychiatric commitment of minors, special issues for mentally retarded children, and psychic trauma and civil litigation. Even clinicians who plan never to set foot in court will want to have this reference on hand. A foster care program for children who are mentally retarded is an alternative to institutional placement. A special conviction of Retarded Infants Services (RIS) has been that families with a retarded child should especially be sought as foster families. (CS). As one of the nation’s largest and most respected organizations of its kind, The Arc Baltimore is an indispensable resource providing employment training and support, day and residential services, family support and education, treatment foster care, respite care, . Foster Home Care for Mentally Retarded Children: Can It Work? Freeman, Henry. Child Welfare, 57, 2, , Feb Reports on the two-year experience of a foster home program for retarded children undertaken by a state agency as an alternative to placement in mini-institutions or group homes in residential communities throughout the state. (BR).