Forensic Foster Care: Alternative for incarceration for delinquent adolescents in the Netherlands?!


In 2012 Spirit, a youth mental health organization in the Amsterdam Area, started to investigate the possibilities of placing otherwise incarcerated adolescents in foster care. These adolescents are in conflict with the law,... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Ellen Eltink (Spirit Youth Care in Amsterdam)
  2. Conny Zeilstra (Spirit Youth Care in Amsterdam)
  3. Carolien Konijn (Spirit Youth Care in Amsterdam)
  4. Geert Jan Stams (University of Amsterdam)

Topic Areas

Family foster care and adoption , Program evaluation and quality in child welfare


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