This is an exploratory case study investigating factors potentially related to length of foster care placements in a small western state. Findings of earlier researchers are supported. More frequent visits by natural parents are associated with shorter foster care placements.
White, Maryellen; Albers, Eric; and Bitonti, Christine
"Factors in Length of Foster Care: Worker Activities and Parent-Child Visitation,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 23
, Article 5.
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol23/iss2/5