Placement stability among children in kinship and non-kinship foster placements across multiple placements

The child welfare system has focused on kinship placements, which have been found to protect against disruption. However, the existing literature has primarily studied time to disruption for a single disruption despite the fact that many children have multiple placements while in care. The current study used survival analysis to investigate whether the type of placement (kin versus non-kin) related to time to placement disruption across up to four placements… Osborne, Jennifer & Hindt, Lauren A. & Lutz, Nathan & Hodgkinson, Nicole & Leon, Scott C., 2021. Placement stability among children in kinship and non-kinship foster placements across multiple placements,” Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 126(C).

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