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How Does Kinship and Foster Care Differ on Caregiver, Family, Cultural, and Community Connectedness?

Hassall, Alison


In Australia and most Western countries, the majority of children in out-of-home care live in home-based care, either with a family or community member in kinship care or in non-relative foster care with a previously unknown caregiver. Policy in child protection favours kinship over foster care placements, which is consistent with past findings that children in kinship care tend to fare better on mental health and placement stability outcomes than their peers in foster care (Winokur et al.,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2023
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/NP6A-RJ54


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