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Message ID: 8441
Date: 2010-03-23

Author:Carol Duncan

Subject:Re: posting request

"Jaggers, Terri" wrote: My Major Professor and committee members have requested specific information be included as to the number of foster parent/families in America. Terri, I'm not sure how to capture the number of licensed foster families there are, but it may be possible to track the number of children in foster care for each state, depending on what information is available via the individual state's website. The State of Texas has a great deal of data concerning children in foster care posted on the website of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. You can find it here, starting on page 48: http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/documents/about/Data_Books_and_Annual_Reports/2009/5CPS.pdf Carol S. Duncan, LCSW Manager, Child Abuse and Domestic Violence Prevention Office Dallas Independent School District (972) 502-4182 Fax: (972) 794-3528 cduncan@dallasisd.org

"Jaggers, Terri" wrote: My Major Professor and committee members have requested specific information be included as to the number of foster parent/families in America. Terri, I'm not sure how to capture the number of licensed foster families there are, but it may be possible to track the number of children in foster care for each state, depending on what information is available via the individual state's website. The State of Texas has a great deal of data concerning children in foster care posted on the website of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. You can find it here, starting on page 48: http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/documents/about/Data_Books_and_Annual_Reports/2009/5CPS.pdf Carol S. Duncan, LCSW Manager, Child Abuse and Domestic Violence Prevention Office Dallas Independent School District (972) 502-4182 Fax: (972) 794-3528 cduncandallasisd.org