22. Children in Out-of-Home Placement

  1. Edilma L. Yearwood PhD, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN,
  2. Geraldine S. Pearson PhD, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN and
  3. Jamesetta A. Newland PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, DPNAP
  1. Diane M. Caruso,
  2. Charlotte A. Herrick,
  3. Robin Bartlett and
  4. Carolyn Schmidt

Published Online: 28 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704660.ch22

Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health

Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health

How to Cite

Caruso, D. M., Herrick, C. A., Bartlett, R. and Schmidt, C. (2012) Children in Out-of-Home Placement, in Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health (eds E. L. Yearwood, G. S. Pearson and J. A. Newland), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118704660.ch22

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 9 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813807867

Online ISBN: 9781118704660



  • Developmental and mental health evaluation;
  • Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD);
  • Foster care system;
  • Intensive family preservation services (IFPS);
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder;
  • Therapeutic foster care (TFC)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Current State of the U.S. Child Welfare System

  • Types of Out-of-Home Placements

  • The Complex Needs of Children in Out-of-Home Placements

  • Intensive Family Preservation

  • Intensive Case Management by an Interdisciplinary Health Care Team

  • The Interdisciplinary Health Care Team

  • Intensive Case Management

  • Case Exemplar

  • Conclusion

  • References