Foster care

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Foster children
Foster home care
Foster parents
NARROWER TERMS
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Accommodating transition: improving housing outcomes for young people leaving OHC

This research examined the housing, homelessness, mental health, alcohol and drug and juvenile justice service usage pathways for out-of-home care (OHC) leavers in Victoria and Western Australia.
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Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study: outcomes of children and young people in out-of-home care

This research report examines the influence of placement stability and a range of other factors on developmental outcomes over time for children in NSW.
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Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study: outcomes of children and young people in out-of-home care

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.

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

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

This research report examines how exposure to different types of care (relative/kinship vs. foster care) is related to developmental outcomes of children who have experienced out-of-home care over a five year period.
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Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study: outcomes of children and young people in out-of-home care

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

The aim of this report was to examine the outcomes for Aboriginal children placed into out-of-home care in the Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study (POCLS).
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Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study: outcomes of children and young people in out-of-home care

This report provides an analysis of two waves of the POCLS. The analysis focuses on the need for and access to services for children, focusing on specialist services such as paediatricians, as well as universal services such as dentists and general practitioners.
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Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study: outcomes of children and young people in out-of-home care

The aim of this report is to examine children’s relationships with the people they are living with and with the members of their birth family, from the perspective of the children themselves and their carers in the first wave of data collection in the Pathways...
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Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study: outcomes of children and young people in out-of-home care

In this paper, the authors address the issue of out-of-home care placement stability among the 1,285 children and young people who completed the Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study (POCLS) baseline interview (Wave 1).