Informal Kinship Care Most Common Out-of-Home Placement After an Investigation of Child Maltreatment
Examines child placement after maltreatment reports for rural and urban areas. Compares whether the children remain in their homes or, if they are placed elsewhere, whether they are placed in foster care, the homes of other family members, or other out-of-home placement such as a group home.
Wendy A. Walsh
Carsey School of Public Policy
Abuse and violence · Child welfare · Children and youth · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data