Diversion and Kinship Care: A Collaborative Approach Between Child Welfare Services and NYS's Kinship Navigator
This article suggests that kin are engaged as a resource by local departments of social services and diverted into informal kinship care, outside of foster care, and that these families often are not connected to services. The authors offer a procedure for insuring that kin who are diverted are connected to kinship navigators and direct services.
Wallace, Gerard William and Lee, Eunju, "Diversion and Kinship Care: A Collaborative Approach Between Child Welfare Services and NYS's Kinship Navigator" (2013). Children, Family & Elder Services Publications. 17.