Ontario announced a blueprint for reform of foster care and group homes in the province following a 2016 report, promising increased inspections of group homes and more opportunities for the participation of young people in care.
Sonja Lenz-Rashid - Children and Youth Services Review17 Jul 2017
This study observes foster care re-entry for young people whose families participated in Cottage Housing Incorporated's Serna Village Program (CHI), a supportive housing program serving homeless families in Sacramento, California.
Janet C. Mann and Dr. Molly Kretchmar-Hendricks - Jessica Kingsley Publishers13 Jul 2017
This book draws on over 20 years of work in foster care, along with current attachment research and theory, to question traditional foster care models, make recommendations for improved models of care and interventions, and aid social workers and care professionals to better understand families in crisis and inform their practice.
Lauren Heidbrink - The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences12 Jul 2017
Based on a three-year, multi-sited ethnography with unaccompanied migrant children and their families, this paper investigates how U.S. institutional policies of immigration detention and family reunification impact migrant children and their families.
A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed by the Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador and Aboriginal leaders to call an inqury on the treatment, experiences and outcomes of Innu children in the child protection system.
Julia Lurie takes an up-close look at the opiod epidemic in the United States, telling the stories of social workers working on child protection cases, parents struggling with addictions, and their affected children.