Term Foster Home Placement
Code PH-2400.1900
Definition Programs that link individuals who are in need of alternative living arrangements with appropriate private family homes that are licensed to provide foster care. Licensing requirements vary from state to state and, in some situations, licensing is not required at all. Programs that provide placement services for children and adults with disabilities are generally also responsible for recruiting, training, certifying and monitoring placements in family homes and for providing support for the family and the individual(s) with disabilities who live with them.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 11/5/09
Use References Foster Care Placement
See Also References Adoption and Foster/Kinship Care Support Groups (PN-8100.6500-030)
Foster Care Legal Services (FT-3000.2100)
Foster Home Licensing (DF-4500.2000-200)
Foster Homes for Children With Disabilities (PH-6300.1900)
Foster Homes for Dependent Children (PH-6300.2000)
Foster Parent/Family Recruitment (PH-2400.2000)
Foster Parenting Support Volunteer Opportunities (PX-2300.2200)
Specialized Information and Referral (TJ-3000.8000)
Therapeutic Foster Homes (PH-6300.8500)
External Classification Terms Foster Care (NPC P02.06)
Foster Care (NTE P32)
Individual, Family and Community Support (USA IF-330)
Individual/Family Services (CAN IF-330)
Related Concepts Child Abuse
Children and Youth
Early Childhood Programs/Services
Facet Service
Bibliographic References

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