Longitudinal Research

Posted on June 29, 2022

Every year in Canada, thousands of children and youth remain in government care or age out of the foster care system. Canadian and U.S. estimates show there are large economic costs avoided when children and youth find permanent loving homes.

Continuity and Social Support: A Longitudinal Study of Unaccompanied Refugee Minors’ Care Networks (May 31, 2021)

A systematic review of risk and protective factors of mental health in unaccompanied minor refugees (Nov 9, 2020)

Children at risk: A nation-wide, cross-sectional study examining post-traumatic stress symptoms in refugee minors from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan resettled in Sweden between 2014 and 2018 (Oct 2, 2020)

Understanding the migration experience of unaccompanied youth: A review of the literature (2022)

Mental Health of Refugee Children and Youth: Epidemiology, Interventions, and Future Directions (April 2020)

Undocumented and Unaccompanied: Children of Migration in the European Union and the United States (2020)

Changes in Placement among Children in Foster Care: A Longitudinal Study of Child and Case Influences

Association of childhood out-of-home care status with all-cause mortality up to 42-years later: Office of National Statistics Longitudinal Study (May 20, 2020)

All-Cause Mortality Among Children in the US Foster Care System, 2003-2016 (April 20, 2020)

Annie E. Casey Foundation: Future Savings

Annie E. Casey Foundation: Keeping Kids in Families

Annie E. Casey Foundation: What’s the Return on Investment? Using Placement Day Analysis to Measure Child Welfare Costs

Ministry of Children and Youth Services: Because Young People Matter – Report of the Residential Services Review Panel

Conference Board of Canada: Success for All

Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy at the University of Ottawa: Enabling First Nations Children to Thrive

School of Public Policy, Fostering Change, Vancouver Foundation: Opportunities in Transition – An Economic Analysis of Investing in Youth Aging out of Foster Care in their 20s

Annie E. Casey Foundation: The Cost of Doing Nothing – Infographic (alternatively, we can also insert as a picture?)

Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative: The Business Case for Investing in Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

National Council for Adoption: The Human, Social and Economic Cost of Aging Out of Foster Care