Just for Now: Kids and the People of the Court
When Gilbert and his big sister Rachel go into foster care they meet a lot of adults who are there to help them--a caseworker, foster parents, foster brothers and sisters, a lawyer, a therapist, a judge, their own court appointed special advocate (CASA), and a dog named Spud. Explains the roles of various people in the court system.
Family Relationships; Foster care; foster home; foster families; foster children; foster parents; foster siblings
male child; female child
new experiences; court system; advocates; dog; case workers; judges; therapy; foster care process
Morris, Kimberly and Burke, Kathleen, "Just for Now: Kids and the People of the Court" (2007). Diverse Families. 437.