Department of Family and Community Services (NSW)

Owning Institution:
Literature review

Changing community attitudes toward greater inclusion of people with disabilities

This report summarises the results of a rapid review of recent (2011–2016) literature on community and employer attitudes toward inclusion of people with disabilities. It also reviews key social marketing campaigns that aimed to improve attitudes toward inclusion of people with disabilities

Do infants and toddlers leave long-term out-of-home care?

This paper examines the infants and toddlers in the POCLS sample who exited out-of-home care because they either went home to live with their parents (i.e. restoration), were placed with guardians, or because they were adopted.

Experiences and wellbeing of children and young people in out-of-home care: first five years (Waves 1-3)

This research report provides a summary of the data collected in the first three waves of the study – approximately a five year period. The report examines children’s child protection backgrounds, permanency trajectories and developmental trajectories.

Children in out-of-home care with young parents

The overall aim of this study is to collect detailed information about the life course development of children who enter OOHC for the first time and the factors that influence their development.

Caseworker survey statistical report

This Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study (POCLS) statistical report provides a summary of the data collected in the Caseworker Survey conducted as part of the POCLS. The purpose of this report is to provide a useful reference point for policy officers, frontline workers and researchers.