0% of children in families served by FK experienced any maltreatment while in FK care. 97.4% of disruptions or changes in care for children placed into resource families receiving services-as-usual placement disruptions occurred due to the caregiver’s request compared to only 63.6% of FK placement disruptions, suggesting that FK positively impacts the placement stability.
A Community Resource Specialist (CRS) Qualitative Research Project qualitative evaluation was recently completed by the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center measuring the impact on kinship foster care to inform and improve the services. The results concluded: 100% of families reported positive aspects, such as support, helpfulness, and getting their needs met to foster placement. 80% of families reported the CRS provided a consistent level of quality services throughout the lifespan of the case. 100% of families reported that CRS provider maintained effective communication and collaboration support with their DHS case workers.