Out-of-Home Care

This section contains information related to children and youth who are in the placed in out-of-home care under the legal custody/guardianship of the Director. Out-of-home care includes voluntary care agreements and placements in residential, foster, and community or kinship care.


Title Authors Year Type of Publication
Pathways to the overrepresentation of Aboriginal children in care

Gough, Pamela
Trocmé, Nico
Brown, Ivan
Knoke, Della
Blackstock, Cindy

2005 Information sheet
Do placement stability and parental visiting lead to better outcomes for children in foster care? Implications from the Australian Tracking Study

Knott, Theresa
Barber, Jim

2005 Information sheet
A Grass roots approach to influencing child welfare policy

Kufeldt, Kathleen
Simard, Marie
Thomas, Paul
Vachon, Jacques

2005 Journal article
A study of three community and school-based models of child welfare service delivery in Ontario

Frensch, Karen M.
Cameron, Gary
Hazineh, Lirondel

2005 Report
The Ties that Bind II: Reunification for Siblings in Out-of-home Care Using a Statistical Technique for Examining Non-independent Observations

Webster, Daniel
Shlonsky, Aron
Shaw, Terry
Brookhart, M. Alan

2005 Journal article
The Other Kin: Setting the Course for Research, Policy, and Practice with Siblings in Foster Care

Shlonsky, Aron
Bellamy, Jennifer
Elkins, Jennifer
Ashare, Caryn J.

2005 Journal article
Use of population measures and norms to identify resilient outcomes in young people in care: an exploratory study

Flynn, Robert J.
Ghazal, Hayat
Legault, Louise
Vandermeulen, Gail
Petrick, Susan

2004 Journal article
A Comparative Study of Parental Sensitivity Between Three Groups of Adolescent Mothers

Paquette, Daniel
Zoccolillo, Mark
Bigras, Marc
Labelle, Marie-Ève
Azar, Rima
Emery, Jacinthe

2004 Journal article
How Important is Permanency Planning for Children? Considerations for Pediatricians Involved in Child Protection

Waddell, Charlotte
MacMillan, Harriet
Marie Pietrantonio, Anna

2004 Journal article
Review of the Operation of the Winnipeg Child & Family Services Emergency Assessment Placement Department (EAPD) Shelter System

Mirwaldt, Janet
Perron, Jill
Thomas, Susan

2004 Report