Eastern Europe

This page contains documents and other resources related to children's care in Eastern Europe. Browse the resources by country or category for more specific information.

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MEASURE Evaluation & USAID15 Sep 2017

This infographic provides a historical timeline of the alternative care reform process in Moldova, marking key achievements in the establishment of policies, guidelines, procedures, and programs to improve the quality of care and protection for children without adequate family care. 

Sonya Troller-Renfree, Charles H. Zeanah, Charles A. Nelson, Nathan A. Fox - Child Development Perspectives7 Sep 2017

This article utilizes data from the Bucharest Early Intervention Project to examine the neural indices of cognitive control and visual attention biases in children who have been institutionalized in order to understand how they influence the emergence of psychopathology in children with experience in institutional care. 

Yekaterina Chulkovskaya - Al-Monitor5 Sep 2017

Russian children have been found in orphanages throughout Iraq after their parents moved to the country to join radicals of the Islamic State (IS).

Hope and Homes for Children 29 Aug 2017

Lesya Belenok describes her role as a social worker with Hope and Homes for Children in Makariv, a district in the Kyiv region of Ukraine.

Hilary A. Warner et al - Infant Mental Health Journal 16 Aug 2017

This report presents the findings from  a secondary analysis of data from a comprehensive intervention in three baby homes in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation. The analysis examined whether caregiver-child interaction quality, number of caregiver transitions, and group size mediated the impact of intervention on children's attachment behaviors and physical growth. 

Nataliya A. Dobrova-Krol & Marinus H. van IJzendoorn - Child Maltreatment in Residential Care3 Aug 2017

This study provides a background on the historical, cultural, and social circumstances in Ukraine as it relates to the continued institutionalization of children in the country, despite efforts for reform. 

Maria Solodunova, Oleg Palmov, Rifkat J. Muhamedrahimov - Child Maltreatment in Residential Care3 Aug 2017

This chapter of Child Maltreatment in Residential Care describes the history of child care institutions in the Russian Federation and the legislative changes implemented to improve the situation of children living in residential care settings. 

Kathryn L. Humphreys, Nathan A. Fox, Charles A. Nelson, and Charles H. Zeanah - Child Maltreatment in Residential Care3 Aug 2017

This chapter from Child Maltreatment in Residential Care presents the key findings from the Bucharest Early Intervention Project (2003), a longitudinal randomized control study which revealed the immense developmental impact of the severe deprivation experienced by children placed in institutional care shortly after birth. 

Ecaterina Stativa et al. - Child Maltreatment in Residential Care 3 Aug 2017

This secondary analysis, based off data collected in 1999 by the Survey on Child Abuse in Residential Care Institutions in Romania, investiged the prevalence of growth stunting of institutionalized Romanian children and compared the prevalence of stunting between four different institutional contexts.

Adrian V. Rus et al. - Child Maltreatment in Residential Care3 Aug 2017

This study investigated the correlation between the self-reported academic achievement of Romanian institutionalized children living in long-term residential care and numerous variables related to their experiences in institutional care.