Kinship Care

Kinship care includes children placed out-of-home in the care of extended family, individuals emotionally connected to the child, or in a family of a similar religious or ethno-cultural background.

Title Authors Year Type of Publication
SPI 10 Discharge Rates by Placement Type

Fallon, Barbara
Trocmé, Nico
Black, Tara 
Ekins, Anna  
O’Connor, Carolyn 
Betito, Paul-André 

2017 Information sheet
18-YEAR-OLD PETER: An Investigative Review

Office of the Child and Youth Advocate Alberta

2017 Report
Jeffrey Baldwin: A thematic analysis of media coverage and implications for social work practice

Choate, Peter W. 

2016 Journal article
Maternal foster families provide more stable placements than paternal families

Perry, Gretchen
Daly, Martin
Macfarlan, Shane

2014 Journal article
Caseworker attitudes on kinship care in Ontario

Brisebois, Kimberly

2013 Journal article
CIS-2008 Major Findings Supplementary Tables: Out-of-Home Placement by Primary Substantiated Maltreatment and Risk

Allan, Kate
Lefebvre, Rachael
Fallon, Barbara
Trocmé, Nico

2012 Information sheet
Placement stability in kinship and non-kin foster care: A Canadian study

Perry, Gretchen
Daly, Martin
Kotler, Jennifer

2012 Journal article
Circle of Care-- Fostering Fostering: Enhancing Supports to Foster and Kinship Care Families

Manitoba Child and Family Services

2011 Report
Kinship Care Review Report

Alberta Ministry of Children and Youth Services.

2009 Report
Grandparents' and Social Workers' Experiences with the Child Welfare System: A Case for Mutual Resources

Gladstone, James W.
Brown, Ralph A.

2007 Journal article