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Foster care

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Foster children
Foster home care
Foster parents
NARROWER TERMS
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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).
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Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study: outcomes of children and young people in out-of-home care

This report is based on data drawn from the Wave 1 cohort. It provides a comprehensive analysis of the differences between relative/kinship care and foster care.
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Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study: outcomes of children and young people in out-of-home care

This statistical report provides a summary of the data collected on leaving care in the child, carer and caseworker surveys conducted as part of the Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study (POCLS). The purpose of this report is to provide a useful reference point for policy...
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Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study: outcomes of children and young people in out-of-home care

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

The Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study (POCLS) is the first large scale prospective longitudinal study on out-of-home care (OOHC) in Australia. This baseline statistical report presents an overview of the study design and key findings over a broad range of areas that have emerged from...
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What contributes to placement moves in out-of-home care?

Children without a safe and stable home environment require alternative living arrangements and can be placed in out-of-home care (OOHC). This paper presents local and international evidence from a scoping review on the factors that influence placement moves for children in OOHC.
Briefing paper

Children involved with NSW child protection services before five years of age: what does the Seeding Success study tell us?

This paper reports analysis from the 'Seeding Success' study, looking at the proportion of child involved with NSW child protection services before five years of age. It also discusses the implications for policy and programs.
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Income support receipt for young people transitioning from out-of-home care

Reliable national data on outcomes and broader service use of young people who have been in out-of-home care as they transition out of care and into independence is currently lacking. This national report aims to build the evidence-base on transition outcomes by bringing together Australian...