- encourage the development of (something, especially something desirable)；develop (a feeling or idea) in oneself
verb: foster, 3rd person present: fosters, gerund or present participle: fostering, past tense: fostered, past participle: fostered
- 1. encourage the development of (something, especially something desirable):
the teacher's task is to foster learning
- 2. develop (a feeling or idea) in oneself:
appropriate praise helps a child foster a sense of self-worth
- 3. bring up (a child that is not one's own by birth):
a person who would foster Holly was found
- 4. (of a parent or authority) assign (a child) to be brought up by someone other than its parents:
when fostering out a child, placement workers will be looking for a home similar to their own
Foster care 這個名詞是從 foster family care 來的. 在美國, 孩童(十八歲之前) 如果家庭有變故, 例如 1)失去扶養的父親...可以扶養他時, 他的扶養責任就由社會福利局的孩童福利部門接管. 一般的情況社會福利局會將孩童安排給一個 "foster home, 寄養家庭" 去照顧扶養, 寄養家庭的家長就稱為 "foster parents". 寄養家庭可以每個月從社會...
在親子關係中~ witness 見證人: 通常見證人為無親屬關係 foster寄養 : 寄養是當原生家庭發生重大變故、或生父母因嚴重疏忽或虐待等因素不適宜...
foster就是寄養﹐有時是adopt領養的前奏 寄養只要提供食衣住行的條件就可以了﹐確保他們的人身安全.且social services社工可依需要隨時更換foster family. 因此foster寄養家庭並無權力掌握foster child的去留. 領養則是經過法律手續...