Book Description

Book Description 'Second Time Foster Child' links parents locked into a custody relinquishment nightmare with other historically oppressed peoples. Child welfare attorneys, judges, and child welfare professionals will gain understanding of the parents? perspective of a no-fault dependency case. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. Read more About the Author ? Toni Hoy, a long time foster-adoptive parent, lives in the Chicago area. As a leading child mental health advocate, she has made presentations before state departments and legislators. She was interviewed on WORT's radio program, 'Healthwriter' and has authored articles for the Family Defense Center newsletter and Rise Magazine as a free-lance writer. She chairs the Children's Advocacy Committee for NAMI Barrington Area affiliate, where she serves as a board member. In addition, she authors a regular column for the NAMI Barrington Area newsletter called 'In the Trench' and facilitates a family support group. She earned a B.A. in Communications from Thomas Edison State College and was a recipient of the Arnold Fletcher Award for academic excellence. She is married and has four children. Read more