Prior lawsuits and data kept by child welfare departments contain clues regarding what types of foster children were abused or were abusive in specific kinds of placements. Using this knowledge could help ensure safer foster care placements.
Pollack, D. & Getto, C.R. (2021, September 15). Ensuring Safer Foster Care Placements Is Possible, The Legal Intelligencer, https://www.law.com/thelegalintelligencer/2021/09/15/ensuring-safer-foster-care-placements-is-possible/?slreturn=20210820111758 .
*This is constructed from limited available data and may be imprecise.