Southern Europe

This page contains documents and other resources related to children's care in Southern Europe. Browse the resources by country or category for more specific information.

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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. 

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 paper examines the participation of children and adolescents at the time of removal and reunification in the child protection process.

EuroChild30 Jun 2017

On 20 June, the Advisory Group for Childonomics, a research projected intended to develop a tool to determine long-term social and economic return of investing in children, met in Brussels for its final meeting. The final output of the project in pilot countries Malta and Romania is scheduled to be presented at the International Foster Care Organisations (IFCO) World Conference in November 2017. 

Preethi Nallu - Refugees Deeply26 Jun 2017

More than 1,000 men and boys were living around Belgrade’s train station until their eviction in May. Now many of them, including hundreds of children traveling alone, are missing or vulnerable to trafficking in their desperation to reach northern Europe.

Joana Soares, Maria Barbosa-Ducharne, Jesus Palacios, Silvia Fonseca24 Jun 2017

The goal of this study is to analyze, from the adoptee's point of view, the experience of being adopted in the school context and the impact of the child's social competence, social disclosure of adoption and social reaction to the adoptive status.

S. Woodhouse, A. Miah and M. Rutter - Cambridge University Press22 Jun 2017

This article focuses on the assessment of the effects of early institutional care and compares three longitudinal studies from Romania, Greece and Hong Kong/China.

Eduardo Martín, Carla González-García, Jorge F. del Valle, Amaia Bravo - Child and Family Social Work5 May 2017

The goal of this study is to describe the population treated in therapeutic residential care (TRC) facilities in Spain and the therapeutic coverage given. 

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