An evaluation of a therapeutic foster care program has shown significant improvements in children previously thought too complex and challenging for foster care.
Britain's press reulgator ruled that The Times distorted its coverage of a case about a Christian girl placed with Muslim foster carers.
Mothers are dying prematurely after their children are taken into foster care.
A professor of social work who grew up in foster care shines light on programs meant to help former foster youth make it through college.
It's widely accepted that young people living in children's homes or foster care are vulnerable to mental illness, but new research shows that social media can actually help.
New research shows that having a child in foster care is often harmful to a mother's mental and physical health.
Landmark dental findings are likely to be the tip of an iceberg.
Animals can bring a sense of trust and stability.
Vulnerable children have had their hopes crushed.
The NSW government's latest promised solution to well-documented abuse in the out-of-home care system is, in fact, a re-run of promises made by the Carr government more than a decade ago.
We have decades of evidence showing the widespread abuse and neglect suffered by children in the out-of-home care system. The agencies responsible for allowing the abuse have little to fear.
New reports show a widespread lack of care for the cultural needs of many of the 19,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in child protection and out-of-home care.
Sarah Hanson-Young told Q&A that Indigenous children are currently ten times more likely to be living out of home. Is that right?
When a child dies from neglect or maltreatment from parents, outraged observers demand at-risk kids be placed in foster care. But the US foster care system can pose risks for children, too.
England has far more forced adoptions than elsewhere in Europe. Is this right?
Examining the data on whether the number of children in care at some point in their childhood has gone up.
Going into care is traumatic for children – early intervention can help their mental health.
Almost three million American children are being cared for by grandparents. To honor Grandparents Day we ask: what are the social and health impacts of this often unexpected turn of events?
A new study has shown the impact of institutional care on the way children deal with stress can be reversed if they are fostered early.
In response to the tragic death of four-year-old Chloe Valentine in South Australia, adoption has been raised as a solution to a "child protection crisis".