Kinship care

    According to the 2005 US census, over 2.5 million children are living with a relative caregiver other than their birth parents. This type of arrangement, known as kinship care, now exceeds he number of children living in non-relative foster care. A recent study evaluated how children are doing in both settings. Maiken Scott reports from WHYY’s Behavioral Health desk.

    According to the 2005 US census, over 2.5 million children are living with a relative caregiver other than their birth parents. This type of arrangement, known as kinship care, now exceeds he number of children living in non-relative foster care. A recent study evaluated how children are doing in both settings. Maiken Scott reports from WHYY’s Behavioral Health desk.

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