Agreement in foster care: discrepancies between foster child and foster parent about the severity of problem behaviour.

Author:Davies, Miranda
Position:Fostering - Report - Brief article
 
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STRIJKER J and VAN OIJEN S

'Agreement in foster care: discrepancies between foster child and foster parent about the severity of problem behaviour'

International Journal of Child & Family Welfare 11, June-September 2008, pp 66-76, USA

While studies have found agreement between foster parent and the foster child's teacher concerning problem behaviour, there is less information on the agreement between foster parent and foster child. Standardised questionnaires were completed by 78 pairs of foster parents and foster children (aged 11-18) and by a group of 128 parents and children (similar age) in the community.

No significant differences were found with...

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