Southern Europe

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Asimina Ralli, Schiza Melpomeni, and Tsiatsiou Alexandra - The Open Family Studies Journal 12 Aug 2017

This study investigated the language and psychosocial skills of pre-school aged Greek institutionalized children in comparison to Greek children of the same age raised in a family environment. 

Anna Segura, Noemí Pereda, Georgina Guilera, and Soledad Álvarez-Lister - Child Maltreatment in Residential Care3 Aug 2017

This report analyzes the relationship between poly-victimization and the internalizing and externalizing symptions amongst 12-17 year old youth living in residential care centers in Spain. 

Valentina Calcaterra & Maria Luisa Raineri - Department of Sociology, Catholic University of Milan1 Aug 2017

This article presents the research of the project "Giving Young People a Voice: Advocacy in Children’s Homes," which evaluated the implementation of a visiting advocacy project and services provided by an independent advocate working in children's homes in Italy.  

Beatriz San Román & Karen S Rotabi - International Social Work 24 Jul 2017

This study investigated how adoptive and prospective adoptive parents in Spain deal with signs of fraud and corruption within the intercountry adoption process, illuminating the dismissal of the systemic failures of intercountry adoption and the rights of birth families. 

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)20 Jul 2017

This report from the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) provides data on migration throughout the EU from 1-30 June 2017. The report includes data on the child protection situation for migrant children, particularly the identification, emergency placement and accommodation of unaccompanied children. 

Human Rights Watch 19 Jul 2017

Greek authorities on the island of Lesbos are inaccurately identifying and registering unaccompanied migrant children as adults upon their arrival, denying young people the care and protection they deserve. 

Marta Casonato, Sarah Nazzari, Alessandra Frigerio - Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry 17 Jul 2017

This study measured the effectiveness of a Positive Parenting and Sensitive Discipline program for mothers and their 10- to 36-month-old children placed in parental residential care. 

Ralli M. Asimina, Schiza Melpomen, Tsiatsiou Alexandra10 Jul 2017

This study examined language and psychosocial skills of Greek institutionalized children in comparison to children of the same age brought up in family-based care. 


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Carla González-García, Susana Lázaro-Visa, Iriana Santos, Jorge F. del Valle, and Amaia Bravo - Frontiers in Psychology4 Jul 2017

This study describes the school functioning of a sample of 1,216 children aged between 8 and 18 living in residential child care in Spain. Results have important implications for the design of socio-educative intervention strategies in both education and child care systems in order to promote better school achievement and better educational qualifications in this vulnerable group.

M. Ángeles Balsells, Nuria Fuentes-Peláez & Crescencia Pastor - Children and Youth Services Review1 Jul 2017

This study examined the extent to which children and adolescents participated in decisions that affected them at the points of removal and reunification in the child protection process in Spain.