Better Care Network18 Apr 2016

This country care review includes the care related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child and the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Joana Nunes Patrício, Maria Manuela Calheiros, Ana Catarina Martins - Children and Youth Services Review11 Jan 2016

The objective of this study was to develop and test an instrument to measure self-representation of youths in residential care in Portugal. 

Editor: Olga Cvejić Jančić1 Jan 2016

Meant to highlight the maxim that every child deserves the best that we all have to give; this book provides a review of the progress made since The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.  It contains reports from 21 countries on the status of the rights of the child.  The countries are:  Australia, Canada, Croatia, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, India, Iran, Japan, Portugal, Romania, Scotland, Serbia, Solomon Islands, Spain, the Netherlands, the UK, the USA, Uzbekistan and Venezuela. There are no reports from Africa.

Catarina Pinheiro Mota, Paula Mena Matos - Children and Youth Services Review3 Jul 2015

Using structural equation modeling the present study analyzed the associations between quality of sibling relationship and self-concept of institutionalized adolescents, testing the mediating role of resilience in this association, and the moderating effect of the maintenance of contact between siblings.

Maria Manuela Calheiros, Margarida Vaz Garrido, Diniz Lopes, Joana Nunes Patrício - Children and Youth Services Review9 Jun 2015

The current study seeks to examine the social images associated with children and youth in residential care and the respective care institutions in Portugal.

Tinje Berge-Le Clercg, Mariska de Batt from the Netherlands Youth Institute1 Jan 2013

This manual is the main outcome of the European Commission Daphne III programme, Prevent and Combat Child Abuse: What works? Involving regional exchanges and research from five countries (Germany, Hungary, Portugal, Sweden and the Netherlands), this manual brings together knowledge on what works in tackling child abuse. The manual suggests evidence and practice-based prevention and response strategies against child abuse and neglect, including programs and services that have been shown to be successful in strengthening family care.