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Ohad Gilbar, Rami Benbenishty, Miriam Schiff, Rachel Dekel - Children and Youth Services Review24 Dec 2017

The first goal of this study was to describe posttraumatic symptoms (PTS) and problems in functioning among foster parents following their exposure to the war. 

Dafna Tener, Yoa Sorek, Ella Schwartz - Child and Family Social Work7 Dec 2017

The current qualitative study examines the lived experiences of the women and children in the Mothers Unit from the subjective perspective of the women currently or previously involved in the programme and of the professionals working with them. 

Yafit Sulimani-Aidan - Child & Family Social Work31 Aug 2017

This paper addresses the challenges and benefits of involving biological parents in group homes in Israel and presents various means to encourage their involvement in care.

Shalhevet Attar-Schwartz - Child Maltreatment in Residential Care3 Aug 2017

This study analyzed the experiences of victimization by peers and staff of adolescents living in Israeli residential care settings.

Noah Shpigel - Haaretz16 Aug 2016

This article from Haaretz discusses the increasing problem of child labor in Israel.  According to the article, children are taken from their homes through an agreement with their parents and forced to beg at highway intersections for up to 12 hours a day.  

UNHCR1 Aug 2016

Global Strategy – Beyond Detention 2014-2019 is a document released by UNHCR, which aims to support governments to end the detention of asylum-seekers and refugees.  

Michal Mahat-Shamir, Bilha Davidson Arad, Guy Shilo, Ronit Adler, Ronit D Leichtentritt - Journal of Social Work29 Jun 2016

This qualitative study explores the unique views about the family system held by adolescents who have spent years in foster care in Israel. 

Yafit Sulimani-Aidan - The British Journal of Social Work15 Jun 2016

 This paper aims to address the role of future expectations among young people leaving care in the context of resilience theory and emerging adulthood theory.

Debra Kamin - Time28 Apr 2015

This article, from Time, describes the efforts of the Israeli government to evacuate babies of Israeli parents - born to surrogate mothers in Nepal - in the aftermath of the recent earthquake.

Shalhevet Attar-Schwartz, Mona Khoury-Kassabri - Child Abuse & Neglect24 Jan 2015

This study, based on a sample of 1,324 Jewish and Arab adolescents aged 11–19 in 32 RCSs, examines the prevalence and multilevel correlates of verbal (such as cursing) and indirect (such as social exclusion) forms of victimization by peers in residential care facilities.