Children In Foster Homes

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This article states that two of the primary reasons why children are in foster homes are because of child abuse and neglect. This article provides statistics as to how many children are found to be mistreated and how many are moved from their homes to be placed in foster care. It explains that therapeutic group homes are necessary when the child’s behavior or emotional problems are severe. The majority of the children in foster homes are there from when they are just born to age one. Another group that are one of the subgroup that grow the fastest in the foster homes are adolescents. Most adolescents don’t tend to grow up in the foster care only under a few circumstances do they stay and age out of foster care. If they don’t age out of foster
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