This study reports on a survey in which 61 foster parents were asked their opinions as to what constitutes a successful foster placement. Results were analyzed using multidimensional scaling and cluster analysis, showing six themes: security of the foster child, family connections, good relationships, positive family change, seamless involvement on the part of the child welfare agency, and growth on the part of the child.
Canadian CW research
Children and Youth Services Review, Volume 29, Issue 8, pp. 1010-1020
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