Foster Care Family Survey

* 1. Would you like to provide your name?  (If not, that's okay, this survey will remain anonymous)

* 2. Would you like to share the name of your foster family?  (if not, that's also okay)

* 4. How long did you live with this foster family?

* 7. List the top five things that you LIKED about the foster home (either the family or the home itself):

* 8. List the top five things that you DIDN'T LIKE about the foster home (wither the family of the home itself)

* 9. Did your foster parent(s) support and encourage you to participate in school events, sports or other after school activities that you like?

* 10. If you answered "Yes" to question #7, did the foster parent(s) attend any of these activities or events?

* 11. Did your foster parent(s) help you talk to or visit with your siblings and / or parent(s)?

* 12. Did your foster parent(s) take you to your appointments?  (i.e., medical, dental, therapy, etc.)

* 13. Did your foster parent(s) participate in any services with you?  (i.e., therapy, trainings, etc.)

* 14. Were you treated fairly by the foster parent(s)? 

* 15. Did the foster parent(s) make you feel like part of the family?

* 16. Were the rules of the home fair?

* 17. Were the rules of the home explained to you in a way that you understood?

* 18. Did you feel that your foster parent(s) understood you and what you needed ftom them?

* 19. Did the family help you learn new life skills? (i.e., cooking, doing laundry, budgeting, etc.)

* 20. Did the foster parent(s) speak your language?

* 21. Do you feel like your foster family understood your race/culture and help you stay connected to it? (i.e., food, religion, cultural celebrations, etc.)

* 22. Did you have everything you needed in this home?

* 23. Is there anything that you want us to know about this foster home?

* 24. Do you have any recommendations for foster parent training?

* 25. Do you have any ideas or suggestion on how to find additional foster families

* 26. What improvements would you make to Connecticut's foster care system?

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