“The influence of caregiver depression on children in non-relative foster care versus kinship care placements”

Garcia, Antonio, Amanda O’Reilly, Meredith Matone, Minseop Kim, Jin Long, and David M. Rubin. Maternal and child health journal 19, no. 3 (2015): 459-467.

Children in kinship care experience better behavioral outcomes than children in non-relative foster care. Emotional and behavioral outcomes among children in kinship placements are more likely to improve when caregivers demonstrate a reduction in depression over time or are never depressed (ChildFocus).