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May 2007Vol. 8, No. 4Foster Parenting Highlights

Foster parents play a crucial role in ensuring the safety, permanency, and well-being of children in their care. A new section of the Child Welfare Information Gateway website offers resources and statistics to help child welfare administrators, supervisors, caseworkers, foster parents, and prospective foster parents improve outcomes for children in foster care. Resources for professionals cover such topics as recruiting, retaining, and supporting foster parents. Resources for foster parents and prospective foster parents include answers to frequently asked questions and information on training and support.