Title

Siblings in out-of-home care: Time to rethink?

Document Type

Journal Article

Publisher

Oz Child and La Trobe University Press

Faculty

Community Services, Education and Social Sciences

School

International, Cultural and Community Studies

RAS ID

1334

Comments

Originally published as: Ainsworth, F., & Maluccio, A. N. (2002). Siblings in out-of-home care: Time to rethink?. Children Australia, 27(2), 4-8. Original article available here.

Abstract

Following a review of the literature on siblings in out-of-home care in the US and the UK, this article discusses the importance of placing siblings together, the challenges faced by agencies when caring for sibling groups, and the need to rethink sibling care in Australia and create a new service structure.

DOI

10.1017/S1035077200005009

 
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Link to publisher version (DOI)

10.1017/S1035077200005009