What careers would suit someone wanting to help abused neglected and foster children?

The two main things are children and helping people. Ive realised after recently completing my children services course that something was missing... Ive learned about the children part now Ive got to figure out how to combine the two. Fostering is one option, although not a paid job, Im sure its very rewarding... What other things could I do to hands on, help the kids who are being neglected and abused and need people to protect and care for them?

Asked By: Kira - 3/30/2011
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Foster parents do get paid, where I live it's $55/day per child - that's over $20,000/yr per child. Some people do take in numerous children and are able to therefore not work outside the home... More
Answered By: InMyOpinion - 3/30/2011
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You could be a social worker or a child psychologist.
Answered By: thelovelyfulsarah - 3/30/2011
counselor, social work, police officer
Answered By: Heather V - 3/30/2011
Actually being a foster parent or surrogate parent you get checks from the government. You might want to consider counseling. You help kids and adults.
Answered By: Stin - 3/30/2011
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