PSYCHOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND MOTIVATION OF POTENTIAL FOSTER PARENTS: EXPERIENCE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL SUPPORT OF THE "SCHOOL OF FOSTER PARENTS"

Liliia Kazakova, Anna Zakharova, Elena Lazareva, Irina Chigineva, Tamara Talanova
2021 Proceedings of INTCESS 2021- 8th International Conference on Education and Education of Social Sciences   unpublished
Currently, there is an acute problem of social protection of children left without parental care. Placement of a child in a foster family is associated with many different risks of a socio-psychological and medical nature, which can have a negative impact on the effectiveness of parenting and the mental health of children. In this regard, the implementation of psychological and pedagogical support for foster families becomes priority to create conditions for effective family education of foster
more » ... education of foster children and careful selection of candidates for foster parents. Keywords: motivation of potential foster parents, psychological characteristics of potential foster parents, "School of Foster Parents", traumatic life experience
doi:10.51508/intcess.2021185 fatcat:x6i2o2idkve3nn52l7jhsbio2y