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
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 

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
17-Year-Old Donovan: An Investigative Review

Office of the Child and Youth Advocate Alberta