Gerald Kaputo & Joseph Munsanje - Zambia Daily Mail Limited28 Nov 2017
This column briefly explains child abandonment and the use of childcare homes for abandoned children in the Zambian context. The author notes that formal foster care is not a popular mode of alternative care in Zambia and that awareness-raising would help to increase its use in the country.
Lumos is seeking an International Children’s Services Adviser to be part of a brand new team established within its GTAS unit who will educate, empower and engage our internal programme teams and external stakeholders on DI through training, technical advice and toolkits.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, on behalf of the government of Canada, has offered a formal apology for the use of residential schools for indigenous children in Newfoundland and Labrador, according to this article from the BBC.
Adam Dickes, Jacqueline Kemmis-Riggs, John McAloon - Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review24 Nov 2017
This review aims to systematically review methodological challenges and limitations of interventions designed to help foster carers meet the needs of children, to provide an analysis of the current state of the evidence base for these interventions.