This presentation, delivered by Better Care Network Director Florence Martin at the 18-19 July #ChildrenCount17 conference, demonstrates the need for comprehensive national data systems, as well as what kind of data should be collected, barriers to thorough data collection, and examples of strong national-level efforts to collect comprehensive data on children living outside of family 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.
The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2017 reviews progress made towards the 17 Goals in the second year of implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. In the report, children outside family care are identified as a vulnerable group that remains largely invisible in national data counts.
On 18-19 July 2017, a diverse range of leaders will convene in New York for Children Count: Closing the Data Gap to develop recommendations for how governments can be supported to collect accurate data on children outside family care to ensure no child is left behind.
The Headquarters of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) hosted international experts and officials at UNWTO headquarters in Madrid to discuss the persisting issue of the sexual exploitation of children in the tourism industry.
Barnados Australia just completed an educational series for western Sydney carers entitled "Circle of Security." The program, based on over five decades of attachment research, provides new ways of understanding and responding to children's needs and devloping a lasting relationship with them.