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Kinship foster family type and placement discharge outcomes

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  • Zinn, Andrew

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Using a combination of survey and administrative data describing 453 public kinship foster family placements in Illinois, this study examines the relationship between kinship family type and the timing and disposition of children's placement discharge outcomes.

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  • Zinn, Andrew, 2012. "Kinship foster family type and placement discharge outcomes," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 34(4), pages 602-614.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:cysrev:v:34:y:2012:i:4:p:602-614
    DOI: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2011.11.015
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