To assess the what is family child care environment rating scale pdf of family functioning on return we used the NCFAS-R. NCFAS-R scores increased at closure on all domains.
Closure scores differed pointedly by mother’s age, education, and placement type. One unit increase at closure increased odds of reunification by a factor of 8. Whilst child protection systems are concerned with removal of children from their families in the interests of safety, the capacity of child welfare systems to return children safely to their families of origin is of central importance. 12 years from 84 families, who presented at Barnardos temporary care services in two metropolitan areas in Australia. This excludes children who had missing values on NCFAS-R or reunification outcome.