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European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)20 Jul 2017

This report from the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) provides data on migration throughout the EU from 1-30 June 2017. The report includes data on the child protection situation for migrant children, particularly the identification, emergency placement and accommodation of unaccompanied children. 

Carla González-García, Susana Lázaro-Visa, Iriana Santos, Jorge F. del Valle, and Amaia Bravo - Frontiers in Psychology4 Jul 2017

This study describes the school functioning of a sample of 1,216 children aged between 8 and 18 living in residential child care in Spain. Results have important implications for the design of socio-educative intervention strategies in both education and child care systems in order to promote better school achievement and better educational qualifications in this vulnerable group.

M. Ángeles Balsells, Nuria Fuentes-Peláez & Crescencia Pastor - Children and Youth Services Review1 Jul 2017

This paper examines the participation of children and adolescents at the time of removal and reunification in the child protection process.

Eduardo Martín, Carla González-García, Jorge F. del Valle, Amaia Bravo - Child and Family Social Work5 May 2017

The goal of this study is to describe the population treated in therapeutic residential care (TRC) facilities in Spain and the therapeutic coverage given. 

Opening Doors for Europe's Children1 Mar 2017

This country fact sheet highlights the care reforms that Spain has instituted over the past few years. This sheet also provides short facts and the latest developments on children in alternative care in Spain.

Nuria Fuentes-Peláez, Ma Àngels Balsells, Josefina Fernández, Eduard Vaquero - Child and Family Social Work1 Nov 2016

This paper analyses how social support enhances family resilience in kinship foster families by involving the families in an educational group programme. 

Elisabeth Ballús, Carles Pérez-Téstor22 Oct 2016

This study attempts to understand the feelings and bonds of the often complex life situations of being an internationally adopted child.

European Scientific Association on Residential & Family Care for Children and Adolescents13 Sep 2016
Oviedo, Spain

European Scientific Association on Residential & Family Care for Children and Adolescents will hold its 14th International Conference. The aim of the conference is to connect knowledge and evidence in child welfare practice and to stimulate debates and discussions that could transfer sound research findings to practices in child welfare and improve interventions in the future. 

The conference will be held 13-16 September 2016 in Oviedo, Spain.


Almudena Moreno - Journal of Children's Services6 Jul 2016

The purpose of this paper is to map the current organisation and implementation of children’s services in three regions of Spain, to identify strengths and gaps and to suggest proposals for improvement in line with European recommendations.

M. Àngels Balsells, Nuria Fuentes-Peláez, Maribel Mateo, J. M. Torralbc & Verónica Violant - European Journal of Social Work16 Jun 2016

Esta investigación se aborda la necesidad de profundizar en la adquisición y consolidación de las competencias profesionales fundamentales para la acción socioeducativa grupal con familias acogedoras.