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American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Task Force on Foster Care (TFOFC)

Resource Type

Online - Parent/Child

Description

The Web site has the following features: Expert information on the health issues and needs of children and teens in foster care Downloadable chapters from Fostering Health: Health Care for Children and Adolescents in Foster Care, 2nd Ed Easy-to-use search capabilities by keyword Subscription to the Healthy Foster Care America listserv to receive the latest information about the health issues and needs of children and teens in foster care Customizable forms for health care professionals Direct links to www.HealthyChildren.org <http://www.HealthyChildren.org > A Special Place for Children and Families portal of resources for children and teens in care, parents (foster and birth) and kin.

Ages

All Ages

Age Groups

Infancy (<1), Toddlerhood (1-3), Preschool/Kindergarten (3-5), School Age (6-12), Adolescence (13-21), Adulthood (22+)

Web Address

http://www.aap.org/fostercare/

Languages

English

Contact Information

Aldina M. Hovde MSW
American Academy of Pediatrics
141 Northwest Point Boulevard
Elk Grove, IL 60007
Phone: 847-434-7119
Fax: 847-228-7320
http://www.aap.org/fostercare/
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