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Report

Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study: outcomes of children and young people in out-of-home care

Educational outcomes of children and young people in out-of-home care in NSW
Publisher
Early childhood development Foster care Vulnerable children Educational achievement Out-of-home care New South Wales
Description

The Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study (POCLS) is funded and managed by the New South Wales Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ). It is the first large-scale prospective longitudinal study of children and young people in out-of-home care (OOHC) in Australia. Information on safety, permanency and wellbeing is being collected from various sources. The child developmental domains of interest are physical health, socio-emotional wellbeing and cognitive/learning ability.

This research report aims to understand the pathways and experiences of children who entered out-of-home care in NSW and to examine educational outcomes.

Publication Details
ISBN:

978-0-6482697-8-6

Access Rights Type:
open
Issue:
Research report 14