Achieving Placement Stability [Webinar]
Capacity Building Center for States (2016)
Explores the application of implementation science principles to decisions about staging and scaling new programs and practices that have not been implemented statewide. Representatives from various States provide insights regarding staged implementation approaches. Free registration is required to access this resource.
Foster Care Placement Change: The Role of Family Dynamics and Household Composition
Waid, Kothari, Bank, & McBeath (2017)
Children and Youth Services Review, 68
Discusses how placing siblings together can help with overall placement stability.
Placement Stability of Children in Informal Kinship Care: Age, Poverty and Involvement in the Child Welfare System
National Resource Center for Family-Centered Practice and Permanency Planning
Examines the characteristics of children and their caregivers, the extent of their prior involvement in the child welfare system and the factors associated with placement instability.
Placement Stability Project
Vermont Child Welfare Training Partnership
Offers a training curriculum for foster parents to help them understand and respond to the needs of the traumatized youth in their homes through the use of a stereo-metaphor throughout their training classes
When Child Welfare Systems Embrace Trauma-Informed Care
The Annie E. Casey Foundation (2017)
Explains how trauma-informed systems can have a positive impact on placement stability.