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Foster Care Research

Prof. Klaus Wolf

Strukturebene: Weltweit

At the University of Siegen a research focus “Reserach on growing up in foster care” is developed under the chair of Prof. Dr. Klaus Wolf.


Core elements of the research focus are currently:


* Establishing an International research network "Foster Care Research",

* A study on "Growing up in foster care – the foster child’s perspective" (begin of a pilot study: 02/2007)

* Consulting and Evaluating regional practice of foster care by the ZPE (Zentrum für Planung und Evaluation Sozialer Dienste – Center for planning and Evaluation of social services at the University of Siegen),

* Establishing a colloquium for PhD/ doctoral Students „Research on Foster Children, Foster Families and on Foster Care“ at the University of Siegen,

* International PhD/ doctorates within „International Education Doctorate Program (INEDD)“ at the University of Siegen Departement 2 (Educational Sciences and Psychology)


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