➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway
Japan: Foster family and adoption system needs greater support to expand
Japan News – August 18, 2017
Strengthening consultation and support services will be essential for increasing the number of households willing to take in children. Not a few children are difficult to raise, as they may have mental and physical development problems due to abuse or other reasons. The nation needs a system that is consistently implemented, from advertising for and training foster parents to providing support after a child has been placed in their home.