Ireland

AFP - Yahoo News20 Jan 2017

Four-year inquiry found widespread abuse in Northern Ireland child care homes.

BreakingNews.ie31 Oct 2016

Irish government urged to take in unaccompanied children from Calais refugee camps.

Better Care Network20 Jul 2016

This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child.

Better Care Network20 Jul 2016

This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child. 

BASPCAN - The Association of England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales for Child Protection27 Jun 2016
Location: 
Leeds, UK

The aim of this event is to draw on lived-experience to inform the development of sensitive and inclusive safeguarding practices that respond appropriately to the diverse needs of children who live with parents who have mental health problems.

Montserrat Fargas-Malet, Dominic McSherry, John Pinkerton, and Greg Kelly -- Child & Family Social Work7 Jun 2016

Compared to children in other placements, there is much less known about the characteristics and needs of children in the UK who are returned to their birth parents with a care order still in place. 

Robbie Gilligan andLaura Arnau-Sabatés, Child and Family Social Work7 Jun 2016

The aim of this component of a preliminary cross-national study (Ireland and Catalonia) of care leavers' experience in the world of work is to explore how carers may influence the entry of young people in care into the world of work and how they may also influence the young people's progress in that world. 

Robbie Gilligan and Laura Arnau-Sabatés - Child & Family Social Work7 Jun 2016

The aim of this component of a preliminary cross-national study (Ireland and Catalonia) of care leavers' experience in the world of work is to explore how carers may influence the entry of young people in care into the world of work and how they may also influence the young people's progress in that world.

Orla Cahill, Stephanie Holt & Gloria Kirwan - Children and Youth Services Review1 Jun 2016

This paper presents selectively on the findings of two separate but related qualitative Irish studies exploring relationship-based approaches in residential child care practice, from the perspectives of both residential child care workers and young care leavers.

Belfast Telegraph15 Mar 2016

A recent report by Ulster University Professor Patricia Lundy (in consultation with an expert panel on redress) advised that payments should be awarded to any former child residents of Northern Ireland institutions, irrespective of whether they suffered harm from sexual, physical or emotional violence. 

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