Impact of kinship care on behavioral well-being for children in out-of-home care.

@article{Rubin2008ImpactOK,
  title={Impact of kinship care on behavioral well-being for children in out-of-home care.},
  author={David M. Rubin and Kevin J Downes and Amanda L R O'Reilly and Robin Mekonnen and Xianqun Luan and Russell Localio},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={162 6},
  pages={
          550-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the influence of kinship care on behavioral problems after 18 and 36 months in out-of-home care. Growth in placement of children with kin has occurred despite conflicting evidence regarding its benefits compared with foster care. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being, October 1999 to March 2004. PARTICIPANTS One thousand three hundred nine children entering out-of-home care following a maltreatment report. MAIN… CONTINUE READING
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