Sushmitha Ramakrishnan - Express News Service23 May 2017
Nearly three dozen unregistered children's homes in Chennai, India were asked to shut down until they obtain legal registration. A total of 1,250 children from 34 homes were rehabilitated from the temporarily closed homes into some of the 49 registered homes in the city where there reportedly is spare capacity.
Tyler W. Corwin, Erin J. Maher, Lisa Merkel-Holguin, Heather Allan, John D. Fluke - University of Colorado School of Medicine23 May 2017
This randomized control trial study used an intent-to-treat approach to examine whether a referral to a family group conference (FGC) was associated with re-referrals, substantiated re-referrals, or out-of-home placements among child welfare-involved families receiving in-home services.
Following allegations that a home in Kerala, India had misappropriated funds and detained children, including 54 from Tamil Nadu, a child welfare committee in Ernakulam has directed the institution to trace their biological families.