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* 1. What is your role in foster care?

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* 2. What region are you located?

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* 3. In the past year, where do you feel that you received support in your role as a foster parent?  Check all that apply.

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* 4. Do social workers and other staff members seek and listen to your input?

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* 5. Are you treated like part of the child's team?

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* 6. Are you included in case planning, family team meetings, and court hearings for the child/children in your care?

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* 7. Have you ever been asked to provide input for court proceedings?  Ex:  Testify, provide journal entries, provide a written statement, etc.

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* 8. As a caregiver whether it be foster, relative, or fictive kin, how important do you think it is for you to be included in the decision making process?

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* 9. How important do you think it is in the development of state and regional advisory boards comprised of caretakers advocating for foster, relative, and fictive kin parents to have a stronger voice in decision making policies for children placed in their care?

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* 10. Would you be interested in serving on a local, regional, and/or state advisory board representing foster, relative, and fictive kin parents? In addition to serving as a voice for children placed in out-of-home care.

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