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 Authorssort icon Year Type of Publication
The Use of Involved Neutrality with Self-Mutilative Behavior Among Young People in Residential Settings

Charles, Grant
Matheson, Jane

2008 Journal article
Understanding contextual effects on externalizing behaviors in children in out-of-home care: Influence of workers and foster families

Cheung, Connie
Goodman, Deborah
Leckie, George
Jenkins, Jennifer M.

2011 Journal article
Helping youth in care succeed: Influence of caregiver involvement on academic achievement

Cheung, Connie
Lwin, Kristen
Jenkins, Jennifer M.

2012 Journal article
The Bus Ride Home Project: Developing Supports for Ontario's Child Welfare Change-makers in & from Care

Children's Aid Foundation
Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children & Youth

2016 Report
Jeffrey Baldwin: A thematic analysis of media coverage and implications for social work practice

Choate, Peter W. 

2016 Journal article
What does the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Report summary say about the Indian Residential School (IRS) system and child welfare?

Churchill, Molly 
Sinha, Vandna

2015 Information sheet
Children adopted from China: Attachment security two years later

Cohen, Nancy J.
Farnia, Fataneh

2011 Journal article
Trauma Experiences, Maltreatment-Related Impairments, and Resilience Among Child Welfare Youth in Residential Care

Collin-Vézina, Delphine
Coleman, Kim
Milne, Lise
Sell, Jody
Daigneault, Isabelle

2011 Journal article
Self-Concept and Dating Violence in 220 Adolescent Girls in the Child Protective System

Collin-Vézina, Delphine
Hébert, Martine
Manseau, Hélène
Blais, Martin
Fernet, Mylène

2006 Journal article
Pregnancy and motherhood among adolescent girls in child protective services: A meta-synthesis of qualitative research

Connolly, Jennifer
Heifetz, Marina
Bohr, Yvonne

2012 Journal article