“Indicators of quality in kinship foster care”

Falconnier, Lydia, Nicole Tomasello, Howard Doueck, Susan Wells, Heather Luckey, and Jean Agathen. Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Social Services 91, no. 4 (2010): 415-420.

Children in kinship care were less likely to re-enter care once returned to their biological parents than are children placed with non-kin. This study also found that children in kinship care experienced fewer placements. (Childfocus).