Characteristics of children in foster care, family-style group care, and residential care: A scoping review


When risky child and family circumstances cannot be resolved at home, (temporary) out-of-home placement may be an alternative strategy. To reduce the risk of breakdowns and to affect positive prognostic placement outcomes,... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Harmke Leloux-Opmeer (Horizon Youth Care and Special Education)
  2. Chris H.Z. Kuiper (Horizon Youth Care and Special Education)
  3. Evert M. Scholte (Leiden University)

Topic Areas

Assessment and decision making in child welfare , Mental health of children and young people in care


OS-40 » Foster Care (16:30 - Friday, 16th September, Sala Polivalente)