An overview of the role and responsibilities of foster/adoptive parents…

The role of foster/adoptive parents as defined by COC is outlined as such:

  1. Provide a safe environment for children.
  2. Provide food, clothing, school supplies, personal hygiene needs, and recreation.
  3. Transport children to and from necessary medical and mental health appointments, biological parent/child visits, court appointments, and other necessary appointments.
  4. Provide positive role-modeling, support, structure, and discipline.
  5. Participate in the development of child/youth service treatment plan.
  6. Participate in child/youth education to include: attending ARD meetings, parent/teacher conferences as necessary, and aid child in schoolwork as needed.

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