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Selected state strategies to help foster children succeed

All children and youth need caregivers who can provide a stable, functional family and effective parenting. This is especially the case for maltreated and foster children, who are at high risk for psychological and behavioral problems. This brief explores three promising approaches from among the numerous strategies being developed and evaluated to provide the support and care foster children need at various stages of development to increase their chances for success throughout their lives.


Child Development & Well-Being, Child Maltreatment & Child Welfare System, Children, Transition to Adulthood