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
Effects of individual direct-instruction tutoring on foster children's academic skills: A randomized trial

Flynn, Robert J.
Marquis, Robyn A.
Paquet, Marie-Pierre
Peeke, Lisa M.
Aubry, Tim D.

2012 Journal article
Placement stability in kinship and non-kin foster care: A Canadian study

Perry, Gretchen
Daly, Martin
Kotler, Jennifer

2012 Journal article
Helping youth in care succeed: Influence of caregiver involvement on academic achievement

Cheung, Connie
Lwin, Kristen
Jenkins, Jennifer M.

2012 Journal article
Motives of Aboriginal foster parents

Brown, Jason D.
Gerritts, Julie
Ivanova, Viktoria
Mehta, Nisha
Skrodski, Donna

2012 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
Child maltreatment: Variation in trends and policies in six developed countries

Gilbert, Ruth
Fluke, John
O'Donnell, Melissa
Gonzalez-Izquierdo, Arturo
Brownwell, Marni
Gulliver, Pauline
Janson, Staffan
Sidebotham, Peter

2012 Journal article
Preliminary effects of a group-based tutoring program for children in long-term foster care

Harper, Julie
Schmidt, Fred

2012 Journal article
Research-Community Partnerships in Child Welfare

Léveillé, Sophie
Trocmé, Nico
Brown, Ivan
Chamberland, Claire

2011 Book
Current Practices and Barriers to the Provision of Post-Placement Support: A Pilot Study from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

McKay, Katherine
Ross, Lori E.

2011 Journal article
Inuit Child Welfare and Family Support: Policies, Programs and Strategies

Rae, Lisa

2011 Report