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Child-Maltreatment-Research-L (CMRL) List Serve

Database of Past CMRL Messages

Welcome to the database of past Child-Maltreatment-Research-L (CMRL) list serve messages. The table below contains all past CMRL messages (text only, no attachments) from Nov. 20, 1996 - December 22, 2017 and is updated quarterly.

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Message ID: 10218
Date: 2017-08-24

Author:Edward Opton

Subject:Are foster children's evaluations of placements collected? Used?

Foster children's evaluations of foster placements could be obtained, recorded in the files of the foster parent(s) or institutions (not just in the files of the foster children), and used in decisions concerning future placements in that home or institution. Has that been done? Frequently? Rarely? Never? Edward Opton, Ph.D. PsychDrugs Action Campaign National Center for Youth Law 405 14th Street, 15th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612 Phone: (510) 899-6583 Fax: (510) 835-8099

Foster children's evaluations of foster placements could be obtained, recorded in the files of the foster parent(s) or institutions (not just in the files of the foster children), and used in decisions concerning future placements in that home or institution. Has that been done? Frequently? Rarely? Never? Edward Opton, Ph.D. PsychDrugs Action Campaign National Center for Youth Law 405 14th Street, 15th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612 Phone: (510) 899-6583 Fax: (510) 835-8099