Heli Talaslampi, Markku Jahnukainen, Marko Manninen - Children and Youth Services Review18 May 2019
This study examined the possible differences in educational level by comparing Finnish national register data for 814 former reform school (RS) residents in four cohorts (placed in out-of-home care in 1991, 1996, 2001 and 2006) to 4021 of their peers in the general population matched by gender, age, and place of birth.
Arja Häggman-Laitila, Pirkko Salokekkilä, Mirja Satka, Katri Toivonen, Pekka Kekolahti, Olli-Pekka Ryynänen - Children and Youth Services Review11 May 2019
The aim of this study is to discover how the different factors documented at the time of the custody decision or the placement in out-of-home care are associated with the coping abilities of young adults once aftercare services come to an end.
Laura Simoila, Erkki Isometsä, Mika Gissler, Jaana Suvisaari, Eila Sailas, Erja Halmesmäki, Nina Lindberg - Psychiatry Research4 Jan 2019
This study investigated out-of-home placements in Finland among children with a biological mother having schizophrenia, and their relation to maternal characteristics and adverse perinatal health outcomes of the offspring.
Piia Karjalainen, Olli Kiviruusu, Eeva T. Aronen, Päivi Santalahti - Children and Youth Services Review5 Dec 2018
This randomized controlled trial (RCT) evaluated the effectiveness of the Incredible Years® (IY) Parenting Program in modifying children's behavioral problems, parenting practices and parents' psychological well-being among families under child protection and using other special support services.
Marit Skivenes & Milfrid Tonheim - Child & Family Social Work15 Aug 2018
In this paper, the authors examine if and how care order proceedings could be improved in England, Finland, Norway, and California, USA, asking the judiciary decision‐makers about their views on what should be improved.
Sylvana MCôté, Massimiliano Orri, Mikko Marttila, Tiina Ristikari - The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health27 Jul 2018
This study aimed to compare the rates of psychiatric diagnoses and criminal convictions in young adulthood (ages 18–25 years) among children who were first placed at ages 2–6 years with those of children who were not placed and who had similar sociodemographic and family characteristics.
Antti Kääriälä Marie Berlin, Mette Lausten, Heikki Hiilamo, Tiina Ristikari - Children and Youth Services Review6 Jun 2018
This study adds to the literature by comparing the association between children's exposure to placement in care and lack of secondary education (i.e. post-compulsory education after age 16) across three Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, and Sweden.