Table of Contents
   Forewordp. ix
   Prefacep. xi
   Acknowledgmentsp. xv
   Preparing for Advocacy
      In the Beginning: Assessing Commitment and Family Resourcesp. 3
      Knowing Limits: Finding the Right Match Between the Children in Care and the Foster Parents and Kinship Caregiversp. 32
   Advocacy with Service Providers
      Advocating Within the Social Services Systemp. 57
      Advocating Within the Family Court Systemp. 77
      Advocating Within the School Systemp. 101
      Advocating Within the Health and Mental Health Systemsp. 125
      Advocacy in Interdisciplinary Teamsp. 150
   Advocacy for Change in Agency Policy, Law, and Communities
      Advocating for Agency Policy Changep. 169
      Advocating Legislativelyp. 191
      Advocating in Communitiesp. 218
   Referencesp. 237
   Indexp. 249