Foster Care

Focusing ages 0-3 years old children
1) Summary of Environmental Risk Factor:
A brief summary of the environmental risk factor from the readings and resources to demonstrate their understanding of the topic.

2) Summary and Critique of Current Scientific Evidence:
Summarize current research regarding what is known about the topic and how it may impact a childs early learning and development.
Critique the evidence and consider both strengths and weaknesses within the research.

Use my resources:
1. Lawrence CR, Carlson EA, Egeland B. The impact of foster care on development. Dev Psychopathol. 2006;18(1):57-76.

2. Linking infants and toddlers in foster care to early childhood mental health services

3. The Trouble with Foster Care: The Impact of Stressful ‘Events’ on Foster Carers

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