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“Factors Associated with Foster Parents’ Perceptions of Agency Effectiveness in Preparing Them for Their Role”

This article is based on work Dr. Nina Esaki, Director of Research, Sanctuary Institute conducted while at the University of Maryland School of Social Work, where she was formerly a Research Assistant Professor. The article provides evidence of the need for agencies to provide support and training of foster parents; a need that can be addressed with the Sanctuary Model.

To view the author’s manuscript, click here. This is the Author’s Accepted Manuscript of an article published in the Journal of Public Child Welfare, October 26, 2012, copyright Taylor & Francis, available online at

If you have any questions about the article or obtaining a copy, please contact Nina directly at