Date of Award
Master of Social Work
School of Social Work
The focus of this study was to investigate the impact of kinship foster care on kinship care providers in San Bernardino County. This study explored kinship caregiver's perceptions of the impact of an extended period of placement has on the kinship caregiver and their family, the financial impact of caring for the children on the kinship care provider, the stress of coping with any physical mental or emotional problems children may have, and the kinship care providers ability to cope with the demands of the child welfare system.
McMullen, Oluyemisi, "Impact of kinship foster care on kinship caregivers" (2009). Theses Digitization Project. 3601.