Hannah Blumhardt, ATD Fourth World UK, and Anna Gupta - Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work31 Jul 2017
This report examines and shares learnings from ATD Fourth World UK's social work practice framework with families experiencing poverty, discussing its strengths-based collaborative approach to build relationships and reduce power imbalances between practitioners and families. Implications for the feasibility of implementing this framework in child protection social work practice and policy in Aotearoa New Zealand is also addressed.
Juvenile homes and other care insitutions discussed at plenary session of the State Conference on Juvenile Justice and Capacity Building in Bhopal, India, calling for the development of mechanisms in foster care and sponsorship due to the lacking capacity for institutions to care for children.
Kholofelo Charlotte Motha - Children & Society28 Jul 2017
This paper is based on the findings from a qualitative study with orphaned children in South Africa, their teachers and caregivers, which investigated the capacity of extended families affected by poverty and HIV/AIDS to care for and support orphaned children.
Philip Goldman, Maestral International - MacArthur Foundation 27 Jul 2017
In this video, Philip Goldman, President of Maestral International, discusses how donors, faith communities, advocates and other committed actors can be brought together under the common belief that all children belong in families.
Michael Garcia Bochenek - Harvard International Review26 Jul 2017
This article describes the extreme psychological distress experienced by unaccompanied migrant children and the heightened adverse effects for those being detained and the reasons States are using immigrant detention despite its negative consequences.
Jorge Hevia-Orozco, Araceli Sanz-Martin, Miguel Angel Guevara and Marisela Hernández-Gonzalez - Abnormal & Behavioral Psychology26 Jul 2017
This study investigated and compared electroencephalogram (EEG) functioning between a group of institutionalized adolescents and a never institutionalized group of adolescents during a social decision making task.