Out-of-home care, foster care, relative and kinship care publications
List of all publications related to Out-of-Home care
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Foster, Relative & Kinship, & Guardianship Carers financial support guide
This guide is to help carers (foster, relative and kinship carers and guardians) of children and young people in statutory care (or ‘out of home care’) understand what financial supports and entitlements are available to [...]
NSW Department of Communities and Justice. (2022). Study objectives and strategic research agenda (Report No.1: 2022-2023)
This report provides the business case for the investment in building the data asset to inform interventions aimed at keeping children safe and reaching their full potential. A full list of research and knowledge translation [...]
External linked Medicare Benefits Schedule & Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme administrative data dictionary
Record linkage to administrative data held by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare on the child's Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) and Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) data to match Waves 1-5 data collection.
Taylor, A., & Cashmore, J. (2022). The Adapted Kvebaek Family Sculpture Technique and Closeness Measures: Data User Guide (Report No.11)
This report describes the study activity examining children’s relationships with people in their caring household, and children’s relationships with birth family and other people they were not living with. The report also describes approaches to [...]
Change of Details factsheet for children in care
This factsheet explains to caseworkers what is considered to be a change in circumstance or details for a child or young person in care
OOHC Fact Sheet for Carers
A program to ensure that Children and Young People entering statutory Out of Home Care have their health needs identified and health plans developed to meet those needs.
Developmental outcomes children and young people who have experienced out-of-home care. Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study. (2021). Evidence to Action Note Number 8
This note gives an overview of children’s physical health, socio-emotional wellbeing and cognitive/learning ability in the POCLS over a 7-8 year period since entering OOHC. It also provides information on child, carer and placement factors [...]
Developmental outcomes Aboriginal children and young people who have experienced out-of-home care. Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study. (2021). Evidence to Action Note Number 9
This note gives an overview of Aboriginal children’s socio-emotional wellbeing and cognitive development in the POCLS over a 5-6 year period since entering OOHC. The independent review of Aboriginal children in OOHC Family is Culture [...]
What is the relationship between childhood maltreatment and early educational outcomes? Findings from the NSW Child Development Study - October 2021 - Evidence to Action Note
This Evidence to Action Note outlines key findings regarding the relationship between childhood maltreatment and early education (more specifically, literacy and numeracy) outcomes.
Characteristics of the children and young people in the POCLS
provides an overview of the first dashboard, which includes demographic data and information on placements and exits from OOHC.