Central America

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CEN8 Mar 2018

El objetivo del webinar es valorar la situación actual de la institucionalización de los niños y niñas en Guatemala y llamar a la acción para que nunca más debamos lamentar tragedias similares a la tragedia del fuego den el "Hogar Seguro."

CEN8 Mar 2018

The objective of this webinar is to evaluate the current sitution in regards to children's institutionalization in Guatemala and raise a call to action to ensure tragedies like that of the "Hogar Seguro" fire never happen again. 

Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children14 Feb 2018

Prepared for the Agenda 2030 for Children: End Violence Solutions Summit, held in Stockholm, Sweden, on 14-15 February 2018, this report tracks progress towards prohibition and elimination of corporal punishment of children in Pathfinding countries. 

Lauren Heidbrink - Children and Youth Services Review31 Jan 2018

From ethnographic research with unaccompanied children in the United States and Guatemala, this paper explores emergent and, at times, conflicting narratives of care that young migrants encounter while in U.S. federal custody. 

JohnDoering-White - Children and Youth Services Review10 Jan 2018

This paper examines the experiences of young people who seek formal humanitarian recognition yet avoid detention by government agencies while in transit from Central America, through Mexico.

Julie Gilbert Rosicky & Felicity Sackville Northcott - Persona y Familia2 Jan 2018

The focus of this paper will be the intersection of law, policy implementation, and social work in child protection, specifically child protection involving children who are separated by an international border from their families.

Dr. Nicky Pouw, Katie Hodgkinson MSc, Mariëlle Le Mat MSc, Karel van Dam MSc15 Nov 2017

This report presents the results of a scientific research on the topic of Social Exclusion of Vulnerable Youth, commissioned by SOS Children’s Villages Netherlands.

Jasmine Spearing Bowen - Tucson Weekly9 Nov 2017

This article explores the many obstables and legal challenges that unaccompanied minors are experiencing in the judicial system in the state of Arizona in the US in their efforts to obtain legal status and be granted asylum.

CPC Learning Network2 Nov 2017

As debates about immigration roil the national political dialogue in the United States, the CPC Learning Networ

Suzan Song - Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry1 Oct 2017

This article discusses knowledge on the traumas that this hidden, although expanding, group of youth experience, as well as the interventions, clinical services, and policies that can benefit these youth.