Institutions vs. Foster Homes: The Empirical Base for a a Century of Action

A review of institutional care and family-centered care with a discussion of both positive and negative aspects of group care. This review paper is primarily focused on showing the inefficacy of group care and recommending other forms of care such as kinship care and even foster care as options that are more cost effective and better for children’s development.

Published 2010-07-28

Document Information

Publication year
2002
Author(s)
P. Barth, Richard
Format
pdf, 40p.
Rights
Richard P. Barth, Jordan Institute for Families, School of Social Work, University of North Carolina
Creative Commons License
None
Content Type
Reports

Document Information

Publication year
2002
Author(s)
P. Barth, Richard
Format
pdf, 40p.
Rights
Richard P. Barth, Jordan Institute for Families, School of Social Work, University of North Carolina
Creative Commons License
None
Content Type
Reports