This conference - held October 11-12, 2015 in Osaka, Japan - aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Social Work, Education and Social Development.
Meri Kulmala, Maija Jäppinen and Jouko Nikula - XVI April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development8 Apr 2015
This paper, presented at the XVI April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development in Moscow on 8 April 2015, outlines a research project analyzing ongoing foster care reform in Russia in the context of the country’s new family policies.
Jennifer Teska - Cinahl Information Systems, a division of EBSCO Information Services 3 Apr 2015
In this “Quick Lesson About Therapeutic Foster Care,” the author provides a description of, and background information on, therapeutic foster care in the United States, an overview of national statistics regarding therapeutic foster care, and an overview of the risk factors and symptoms associated with children in need of therapeutic foster care.
Cleo Jacobs Johnson, Kimberly Boller, Madeline Young, Jaime Thomas, and Daisy Gonzalez - Mathematica Policy Research Issue Brief1 Apr 2015
This brief from Mathematica Policy Research presents findings from the Informal Caregivers Research Project on informal caregivers’ and parents’ networks in the US. The research focuses on child care arrangements and sources of support and information related to caregiving.
Ron Haskins, Janet Currie, and Lawrence M. Berger - The Future of Children Policy Brief Spring 20151 Apr 2015
This brief from the Future of Children Journal, a collaboration of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and the Brookings Institution, outlines the current state of the Child Welfare System in the United States, particularly federal funding to individual states’ child welfare systems.
Aycan Çelikaksoy and Eskil Wadensjö - The Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)1 Apr 2015
This report provides a general background to the demographic makeup of the population of unaccompanied minors who have migrated to Sweden, including an examination of their educational and employment characteristics.
Dr. Sourajit Routray, Dr. Bijay Kumar Meher, Dr. Radha Tripathy, Dr. Sailaja Nandan Parida, Dr. Nijwm Mahilary, Dr. Deepti Damayanty Pradhan 1 Apr 2015
This study was aimed at assessing growth and developmental outcomes of children living in orphanages in Odisha, India aged birth to 72 months and to make recommendations for “possible remedial measures” for addressing poor growth and developmental outcomes for children in institutions.