FOSTER HOME By N., Sam M.S. - 11 1. A home that is temporary for a child away from his original family. 2. A home for people with a mental or physical impairment where they will be cared for. FOSTER HOME: "A foster home is an alternative home for a child." Related Psychology Terms Developing a Case Study FAMILY CARE CHILD PSYCHIATRY A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) Hitler and Conformity ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) ANTISOCIAL REACTION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FOSTER HOME," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/foster-home/ (accessed January 23, 2022).