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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.

Anouk Goemans, Mitch van Geel, Paul Vedder - Journal of Child and Family Studies15 Nov 2017

The goal of this three-wave longitudinal study was to analyze foster parent stress and foster children’s internalizing and externalizing behaviors in a transactional framework. 

Harmke Leloux-Opmeer, Chris Kuiper, Hanna Swaab, Evert Scholte - Journal of Child and Family Studies13 Nov 2017

Similarities and differences in the (short-term) psychosocial development of children in foster care, family-style group care, and residential care were investigated in a sample of 121 Dutch children one year after their initial placement.

ISPCAN1 Oct 2017

ISPCAN is hosting its 15th annual European Regional Conference in the Netherlands 1-4 October, 2017.

ColomboPage News25 Sep 2017

Findings from a Dutch television program have inspired the Government of Netherlands to call for an investigation into the irregularities in adoptions from Sri Lanka. Investigative journalists claim that at least 11,000 babies from Sri Lanka adopted by foreign couples were either bought or stolen from their parents.

University of Leiden14 Sep 2017

In this seminar, Dr. Kristen Cheney will explain the concept of the orphan industrial complex: how it works and what its consequences are for children, families, and child protection systems.

Levi van Dam et al. - British Journal of Social Work 12 Sep 2017

This study evaluates the Youth Initiated Mentoring (YIM) program, which allows youth with complex needs to nominate a mentor from their own social network to collaborate with care professionals and their families as an alternative to out-of-home placement.  

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. 

Margrite Kalverboer, Daan Beltman, Carla van Os and Elianne Zijlstra - The International Journal of Children's Rights 1 Jul 2017

This article offers a framework for determining the best interests of the child in decision-making processes concerning children in migration procedures.

Leiden University23 Jun 2017

Anouk Goemans, a researcher in clinical child and adolescent studies at the Leiden University in the Netherlands, calls for more screening and monitoring to determine the cause of behavioral issues for children in foster care.