Foster and kinship care in Australia: Ensuring placement stability

Project Status: Archive
People Involved: Marilyn McHugh
Research Areas: Care
Funding Agency: UNSW Australia

The aim of this qualitative study with kin and foster carers (Indigenous and non-Indigenous) and workers is to seek their views on a number of aspects of care in relation to stability, including:

  • Relationships between children, kin/foster carers, birth parents and workers and identity issues for carers and children
  • Contact   
  • Case plans
  • Services/support by statutory agencies.