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
Maternal foster families provide more stable placements than paternal families

Perry, Gretchen
Daly, Martin
Macfarlan, Shane

Journal article
Preventing rapid repeat pregnancy and promoting positive parenting among young mothers in foster care

Finigan-Carr, Nadine M.
Murray, Kantahyanee W.
O'Connor, Julia M.
Rushovich, Berenice R.
Dixon, Desyree A.
Barth, Richard P.

Program Statistics - Child Protection and In-care

The Department of Child, Youth and Family Services, Newfoundland and Labrador

Journal article
Risk of maltreatment recurrence after exiting substitute care: Impact of placement characteristics

Hélie, Sonia
Poirier, Marie-Andrée
Turcotte, Daniel

Saskatchewan Child Abuse Protocol 2014

Government of Saskatchewan

Journal article
The stability of child protection placements in Quebec, Canada

Esposito, Tonino
Trocmé, Nico
Chabot, Martin
Collin-Vézina, Delphine
Shlonsky, Aron
Sinha, Vandna

Two Tragedies: Holding Systems Accountable

Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth

Journal article
Canadian children and youth in care: The cost of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Popova, Svetlana 
Lange, Shannon
Burd, Larry
Rehm, Jürgen

Journal article
Caseworker attitudes on kinship care in Ontario

Brisebois, Kimberly

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 B

Chabot, Martin
Fallon, Barbara
Tonmyr, Lil
MacLaurin, Bruce
Fluke, John
Blackstock, Cindy