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Quiz: Children in Foster Care

When a court orders children removed from their parent’s home, no matter how destructive that environment may have been, the children see it as their base of security. Removal is usually traumatizing and can have long-term effects.

1. Removal from the parental home is a severe enough disruption in the life of a young child to cause damage to the child’s brain and impair development.

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