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As a foster mom entering my third year I can tell you that Removed echoes what my children have exp...
Alexis Edwards | ReMoved Raises Foster Care Awareness
Thank you for your post! After 25 yrs of experienced in SW, & the work I am currently involved in, ...
Linda Crockett | Being Conscientious: Ethics of Impairment and Self Care
Dear Sir/ Mdm, could you kindly provide the date published or written for this article (Teaching Cu...
Jeraldine | Teaching Cultural Competence
Thanks for the reminders of what is important when treating families! Good article.