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Zhou, A. (2020). Offending Among Young People in Contact with the Out-of-Home Care System
Young people in OOHC are generally over-represented in the juvenile justice system. This study investigates the likelihood and timing of first offence in OOHC and identifies factors that can reduce the risk of offending.
Delfabbro, P. (2020). Developmental Outcomes of Children and Young People in RelativeKinship Care and Foster Care
This research report examines how exposure to different types of care (relative/kinship vs. foster care) is related to developmental outcomes of children who have experienced out-of-home care over a five year period.
Eastman, C. and Katz. I. (2020). Caseworkers’ Communication with Children and Young People in Out-of-Home Care and their Caregivers
This research report examines the factors that influence effective communication practices between caseworkers and children as reported by children and if that influences children’s socio-emotional functioning over time.
Wells, R. Asif, N., Breen, C. and Zhou, A. (2020). Influence of Placement Stability on Developmental Outcomes of Children and Young People in Out-of-Home Care
This research report examines the influence of placement stability and a range of other factors on developmental outcomes over time for children in NSW.
Townsend, M.L., Robinson, L., Lewis, K., Wright, I., Cashmore, J. and Grenyer, B. (2020). Educational Outcomes of Children and Young People in Out-of-Home Care
This research report aims to understand the pathways and experiences of children who entered out-of-home care in NSW and to examine educational outcomes.
Steel, D. and Navin Cristina, T. (2020). Weighting for the Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study Update for Wave 4 (Report No. 19)
Previous reports by Steel and Navin Cristina (2018, 2019) describe the development of weights designed to reduce potential biases due to non-response and attrition in the POCLS Waves 1-3. This report provides an update for [...]
Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study newsletter for study participants in 2020.
NSW Department of Communities and Justice. (2020). Measures Manual (Waves 1-4). (Report No. 8)
This report describes the standardised measures in the study including a summary, measure domain, waves administered; age range, number of items, publisher information, psychometric properties, scoring information and references.
NSW Department of Communities and Justice. (2020). Examining Differences between Care and Protection Order Status: Final and No Final Orders Cohorts. (Report No. 18)
This paper describes the POCLS two main cohorts of children - those in the ‘Final Orders’ and ‘No Final Orders’ cohorts - and changing legal status overtime to assist analysts interpret the longitudinal data. The [...]
NSW Department of Communities and Justice. (2020). Identifying the cultural background of children in the POCLS (Report No. 12)
Given the multiple data sources reporting child cultural background and the inconsistency over time a counting rule was established for consistent reporting of a child’s cultural background in the POCLS.