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
9-Month-Old-Sharon: An Investigative Review

Office of the Child and Youth Advocate Alberta

Report
A Report and Next Steps for Action from A Forum for Change: Reconciliation for Today’s First Nations, Métis & Aboriginal Children Through Custom Adoption and Lifelong Family and Tribal Connections

British Columbia Representative for Children and Youth

Report
Annual Report for 2014-15

Saskatchewan Ministry of Social Services

Report
B.C. Adoption Update: April 2015

British Columbia Representative for Children and Youth

Journal article
Child resilience in out-of-home care: Child welfare worker perspectives

Bell, Tessa
Romano, Elisa

Information Sheet
Children and Youth in Out-of-Home Care in the Canadian Provinces

Jones, Allison
Sinha, Vandna
Trocmé, Nico

Journal article
Exploring alternate specifications to explain agency-level effects in placement decisions regarding Aboriginal children: Further analysis of the Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect Part C

Fallon, Barbara
Chabot, Martin
Fluke, John
Blackstock, Cindy
Sinha, Vandna
Allan, Kate
MacLaurin, Bruce

Information Sheet
Foster Care Disparity for Aboriginal Children in 2011

Wray, Michael
Sinha, Vandna

Information Sheet
Foster Care Disparity for First Nations Children in 2011

Sinha, Vandna
Wray, Michael

Information Sheet
Long-term Trends in Out of Home Care for On-reserve First Nations Children

Jones, Allison 
Sinha, Vandna