Author: Nina L. Wells
Lost FOUNDation: From Foster Care to God's Heir, is for those who have been exposed to and/or have an interest in the foster care system. This includes children, parents (both natural and foster parents), social workers, foster care administrators, adoption agencies, community activists, and local, state, and federal officials. Foster care has affected the lives of many. Lost FOUNDation... examines the strengths and weaknesses of the foster care system through the eyes, experiences, and research of the author, Nina L. Wells. As of September 30, 2006, there were an estimated 510,000 children in foster care, according to Child Welfare.gov.; in a recent documentary on CNN June 2009, it was reported that each year at least 30,000 youth age out of foster care and are left with no viable means of support. Lost FOUNDation: From Foster Care to God's Heir is purposed to encourage changes in legislature and increase support to aid foster youth as they transition into adulthood. This book also serves as excellent required supplemental reading for social sciences departments at colleges and universities.
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