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Foster Care and Adoption: A Complicated Path

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Foster Care and Adoption: A Complicated Path

Foster Care and Adoption: A Complicated Path

Foster Care and Adoption: A Complicated Path

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Foster care is supposed to put kids on the road to a permanent home. But even for foster parents who want to adopt, the system is often an unfriendly place. Many obstacles stand in the road from foster care to adoption.

Guests: Jeff Katz, senior fellow, Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute; conducted the study "Listening to Parents: Overcoming the Barriers to the Adoption of Children from Foster Care"

Kathy Ledesma, adoptions manager, state of Oregon; president, National Association of Adoption Managers

Justice Maura Corrigan, Supreme Court Justice in Michigan; active in foster care adoption issues