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Yafit Sulimani-Aidan - Child & Family Social Work31 Aug 2017

This paper addresses the challenges and benefits of involving biological parents in group homes in Israel and presents various means to encourage their involvement in care.

Shalhevet Attar-Schwartz - Child Maltreatment in Residential Care3 Aug 2017

This study analyzed the experiences of victimization by peers and staff of adolescents living in Israeli residential care settings.

Noah Shpigel - Haaretz16 Aug 2016

This article from Haaretz discusses the increasing problem of child labor in Israel.  According to the article, children are taken from their homes through an agreement with their parents and forced to beg at highway intersections for up to 12 hours a day.  

UNHCR1 Aug 2016

Global Strategy – Beyond Detention 2014-2019 is a document released by UNHCR, which aims to support governments to end the detention of asylum-seekers and refugees.  

Yafit Sulimani-Aidan - The British Journal of Social Work15 Jun 2016

 This paper aims to address the role of future expectations among young people leaving care in the context of resilience theory and emerging adulthood theory.

Debra Kamin - Time28 Apr 2015

This article, from Time, describes the efforts of the Israeli government to evacuate babies of Israeli parents - born to surrogate mothers in Nepal - in the aftermath of the recent earthquake.

Shalhevet Attar-Schwartz, Mona Khoury-Kassabri - Child Abuse & Neglect24 Jan 2015

This study, based on a sample of 1,324 Jewish and Arab adolescents aged 11–19 in 32 RCSs, examines the prevalence and multilevel correlates of verbal (such as cursing) and indirect (such as social exclusion) forms of victimization by peers in residential care facilities.

Michael Maher King, University of Oxford25 Aug 2014

This Masters thesis paper, by Michael Maher King of the University of Oxford, reviews the situations of children in institutional alternative care in Israel and Japan.

Tamar Dinisman23 May 2014

Many young people rely on their parents when they transition into adulthood.  Young people transitioning out of alternative care rarely have that option. 

Marc Winokur, Amy Holtan, Keri E. Batchelder2 Mar 2014

This systematic review published by the Campbell Collaboration reviewed controlled experimental and quasi experimental studies in which children removed from the home for maltreatment and subsequently placed in kinship care were compared with children placed in non-kinship foster care for child welfare outcomes in the domains of well-being, permanency, or safety.