Pros And Cons Of Children In Foster Care

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There is an increased risk for children in foster care to develop negative outcomes dealing with emotional, behavioral, and social realms (Leve, Harold, Chamberlain, Landsverk, Fisher & Vostanis, 2012). Most children in foster care face traumatic experiences that affect their health, and it needs to be addressed and properly treated. Studies show that foster children have disproportionately poor health compared to other children. Studies also show that even with a full exam being completed during the intake into foster care, a follow up did not occur. (Gramkowski, Kools, Paul, Boyer, Monasterio& Robbins, 2009). Children in foster care and adults who have been in foster care have high rates of emotional and behavior disorders. Studies show that

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