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 of Publication
Journal article
Child welfare organizations: Do specialization and service integration impact placement decisions?

Smith, Carrie
Fluke, John
Fallon, Barbara
Mishna, Faye
Decker Pierce, Barbara

Information Sheet
Group Home and Residential Treatment Placements in Child Welfare: Analyzing the 2008 Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect

Doucet, Mélanie
Marion, Élodie
Trocmé, Nico

Journal article
The effect of lowering welfare payment ceilings on children's risk of out-of-home placement

Wildeman, Christopher
Fallesen, Peter

Report
18-Year-Old Peter: An Investigative Review

Office of the Child and Youth Advocate Alberta

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.

Report
In Harm's Way? Serious Occurances Report Volume 2

Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth; Snow, Kim

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

Report
Room for Improvement: Toward Better Education Outcomes for Children in Care

Representative for Children and Youth

Information Sheet
SPI 10 Discharge Rates by Placement Type

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