foster care

A Foster Home is a private home approved by child welfare services for the placement of children, and includes kinship care. Group and residential care are excluded.

Title Authors Year of Publication
Report
Broken Promises: Alex’s Story

Representative for Children and Youth

Journal article
Effects of the ABC intervention on foster children's receptive vocabulary: Follow-up results from a randomized clinical trial

Bernard, Kristin M.
Lee, Amy H.
Dozier, Mary K.

Journal article
Out-of-home placement and regional variations in poverty and health and social services spending: A multilevel analysis

Esposito, Tonino
Chabot, Martin
Rothwell, David W.
Trocmé, Nico
Delaye, Ashleigh

Journal article
Placement stability, cumulative time in care, and permanency: Using administrative data from CPS to track placement trajectories

Hélie, Sonia
Poirier, Marie-Andrée
Esposito, Tonino
Turcotte, Daniel

Journal article
Psychopharmacotherapy in children placed in group homes and residential centres in Canada: Psychopathological portrait of children receiving psychotropic medications and educators' perception of treatment

Desjardins, Julie
Lafortune, Denis
Cyr, Francine

Report
Speaking Out: A Special Report on LGBTQ2S+ Young People in the Child Welfare and Youth Justice Systems

Office of the Child and Youth Advocate Alberta

Information Sheet
SPI 10 Discharge Rates by Placement Type

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

Journal article
The placement trajectories of youth served by child protection for sexual abuse

Esposito, Tonino
Delaye, Ashleigh
Chabot, Martin
Trocmé, Nico
Collin-Vézina, Delphine
Simpson, Megan

Journal article
The potential educational benefits of extending foster care to young adults: Findings from a natural experiment

Courtney, Mark E.
Hook, Jennifer L.

Report
19-Year-Old Ernie: An Investigative Review

Office of the Child and Youth Advocate Alberta