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Message ID: 9962
Date: 2015-12-19

Author:Mary Haskett

Subject:Cost of foster care placement

I am working with a team to conduct a return-on-investment analysis for a child abuse prevention program in NC. As part of this process, we need to determine the cost of foster care placement. Does anyone have a recommendation for a publication and/or other source to estimate these costs? I realize this is an incredibly complex issue to "cost" (will vary by state, which costs are included, immediate vs. long-term costs, etc). We are considering all aspects of the costs and would appreciate your recommendations. Thank you all-- Mary Haskett -- Mary E. Haskett Professor, Psychology NC State University phone (919) 515-1710 fax (919) 515-1716 mary_haskett@ncsu.edu "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." ~ Maya Angelou

I am working with a team to conduct a return-on-investment analysis for a child abuse prevention program in NC. As part of this process, we need to determine the cost of foster care placement. Does anyone have a recommendation for a publication and/or other source to estimate these costs? I realize this is an incredibly complex issue to "cost" (will vary by state, which costs are included, immediate vs. long-term costs, etc). We are considering all aspects of the costs and would appreciate your recommendations. Thank you all-- Mary Haskett -- Mary E. Haskett Professor, Psychology NC State University phone (919) 515-1710 fax (919) 515-1716 mary_haskettncsu.edu "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." ~ Maya Angelou