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Ovidiu Bunea, Ancuta Bojian, Daniela Cojocaru - Revista de cercetare şi intervenţie socială1 Jul 2017

The aim of this study was to identify the processes that support the good results obtained by the teenagers and young persons who reside in the largest residential centre in the county of Iași, Romania and their concerns regarding the future.  

EuroChild30 Jun 2017

On 20 June, the Advisory Group for Childonomics, a research projected intended to develop a tool to determine long-term social and economic return of investing in children, met in Brussels for its final meeting. The final output of the project in pilot countries Malta and Romania is scheduled to be presented at the International Foster Care Organisations (IFCO) World Conference in November 2017. 

S. Woodhouse, A. Miah and M. Rutter - Cambridge University Press22 Jun 2017

This article focuses on the assessment of the effects of early institutional care and compares three longitudinal studies from Romania, Greece and Hong Kong/China.

Clemmy Rich - Stahili20 Jun 2017

In this Stahili article, Clemmy Rich describes her two-week experience as a "voluntourist" in a Romanian orphanage and discusses the need for more informed volunteering. 

Ana Maria Tourma - Balkan Insight2 Jun 2017

Romania's Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes has demanded an official investigation into 771 deaths in the dismal Communist-era orphanages for disabled children.

Charles A.Nelson, Harvard Medical School & Boston Children's Hospital - Washington Post14 May 2017

A researcher studying Romanian children who were institutionalized as infants describes the impact of social deprivation on the developing brain and their similarities to children with autism. This article suggests understanding the autism features appearing in children who were socially deprived as invants may offer insight into autism more generally and hint at interventions to ease them. 

Karen Smith Rotabi and Nicole F. Bromfield1 Jan 2017

Extracting on chronologic data, this book discusses the politics and practice of intercountry adoption starting with the state international adoption to in the 1950s continuing to present-day adoption practice and protections.

TransMonEE1 Nov 2016

This document summarizes the content of the 6-7 October 2016 Network Meeting of National Statistical Offices. The event comprised of a number of presentations on topics related to the SDGs and data on children in alternative care. 

Gabriela Dima, John Pinkerton - Springer27 Sep 2016

Drawing on research from Romania, this chapter discusses the role of informal support for young people leaving care, in particular, support from other care leavers

Marcus Roberts - Mercatornet12 Aug 2016

This article by Marcus Roberts discusses how and why intercountry adoptions have dropped so dramatically in the recent years. 

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