Report

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

Influence of placement stability on developmental outcomes of children and young people in out-of-home care
Publisher
Cognitive function Early childhood development Foster care Child health 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 examines the influence of placement stability and a range of other factors on developmental outcomes over time for children in NSW.

Publication Details
ISBN:

978-6485157-3-9

Access Rights Type:
open
Issue:
Research report 21