(2022) Child And Youth Services Global Market Report 2022

The lack of employment and job training in foster care is expected to hinder the growth of the child and youth services market. According to Ifoster, a US-based non-profit organization, after aging out of foster care, homelessness and unemployment become a huge challenge for youth. This report covers this and other child welfare issues globally. (There is a cost to…

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(2016) The Relationship Between Resilience and Academic Success Among Bermuda Foster Care Adolescents

The primary goal of this study was to explore whether individual resiliency factors measured by the Resilience Scale (RS) influence academic success for Bermudian foster care adolescents, a population previously unstudied in the literature. Results revealed a statistically significant positive relationship between resiliency and reading achievement but no relationship between resiliency and GPA and resiliency and math achievement.

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(2012) Does Emotional Resilience Enhance Foster Placement Stability? A Qualitative Investigation

Three potential underlying constructs, namely emotional resilience, interpersonal characteristics and external factors, were found to emerge from the data and identified as likely to influence foster placement outcomes. These data provide a springboard for further quantitative investigation with the potential to screen prospective carers to identify those best suited to “difficult” placements in order to maximise success for the benefit of all concerned.

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