Chile

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UNICEF4 Dec 2017

UNICEF is seeking a Child Protection Specialist.

BBC World Service 28 Sep 2017

Claudio Yanez tells his story about growing up without a family in Chile's public care system. 

Manuela Garcia Quiroga, Catherine Hamilton-Giachritsis, Margarita Ibañez Fanés - Child Abuse & Neglect13 Jun 2017

The aim of this study was to compare outcomes for children living in three different types of care in Chile: biological parental care, residential care, and foster care. 

The Baltimore Sun3 Nov 2016

Chilean government reports that 865 children have died under the care of the National Service over the past 11 years.

Better Care Network13 Apr 2016

This country care review includes the care related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child and the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Carolina Muñoz-Guzmán, Candice Fischer, Enrique Chia and Catherine LaBrenz - Social Sciences 13 Mar 2015

This paper offers strategic guidelines to improve alternative care for children younger than six years of age, who are under protective measures.

RELAF y UNICEF1 Feb 2015

Esta Guía reúne una serie de programas, prácticas y políticas públicas que resultaron en la garantía del derecho a la convivencia familiar y comunitaria de niñas y niños en su primera infancia. En particular, se caracterizan por ser innovadoras o por haber obtenido buenos resultados en la protección y la restitución de este derecho. Las experiencias recopiladas abarcan programas, proyectos e iniciativas públicas, privadas o mixtas de fortalecimiento familiar, provisión de cuidados alternativos, y de reintegración familiar. 

Mary Daly, Rachel Bray, Zlata Bruckauf, Jasmina Byrne, Alice Margaria, Ninoslava Pecnik, Maureen Samms-Vaughan 1 Jan 2015

This report examines and analyses policies and provision for family support and parenting support based on general literature searches and evidence gathered from 33 UNICEF national offices and detailed case studies of nine countries.

Felipe Lecannelier, Jaime R. Silva, Marianela Hoffmann, Rolando Melo and Raquel Morales12 Mar 2014

Infant Mental Health Journal has published an important Special Issue on Global Research, Practice, and Policy Issues in the Care of Infants and Young Children at Risk. This article reports on a quasi-experimental study commissioned by the Chilean government that had two general aims: (a) to assess infants’ psychoaffective developmental levels and (b) to evaluate whether an intervention based on the promotion of socioemotional development modifies the infant's psychoaffective development. 

SOS Children’s Villages and the University of Bedfordshire 1 Jan 2014

This report from SOS Children’s Villages and the University of Bedfordshire provides reviews and assessments of the implementation of the Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children in 21 countries around the world.

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