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ISSA18 Jun 2019
Leiden, Netherlands

The ISSA Conference 2019 will be packed with the latest learnings and insights from the Early Childhood Development field, offering two days of knowledge sharing, dialogue and networking.

Anne Steenbakkers, Steffievan der Steen, Hans Grietens - Children and Youth Services Review24 May 2019

The aim of this study was to ask youth themselves how they experience the impact of traumas prior to living in a foster family.

A. Eenshuistra, A. T. Harder, E. J. Knorth - Children and Youth Services Review11 May 2019

Despite the importance of training residential youth care professionals to increase their professional competences, little attention has been paid so far to the influence of training on the behaviour and skills of residential professionals. This study aims to gain greater insight into the effects of training on the skills of these professionals.

Işık Kulu-Glasgow, Monika Smit and Ibrahim Sirkeci19 Apr 2019

This book largely focuses on unaccompanied minors who arrived in a European country in 2015, with special attention paid to the top-three nationalities of unaccompanied minors, namely Syrian, Afghan and Eritrean minors.

Kirti Zeijlmans, Mónica López López, Hans Grietens, Erik J. Knorth - Child Abuse Review5 Apr 2019

This open access research paper examines the influence of children, birth parents and foster carers on the matching decision from a practitioner's perspective.

F.B. van Rooij, C.van der Put, A.M. Maaskant, D. Folkering, J.M.A. Hermanns - Children and Youth Services Review22 Feb 2019

This study examined the predictive power of the Strength and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) for predicting foster placement breakdown.

Anne-Fleur W. K. Vischer, Erik J. Knorth, Hans,Grietens, Wendy J. Post - Children and Youth Services Review31 Jan 2019

In order to gain insight into the role that decision-making plays in family preservation practice, the authors of this article studied decision-making within a family preservation (FP)-intervention program provided by the Expertise Center.

Lieselot De Wilde, Jochen Devlieghere, Michel Vandenbroeck, Bruno Vanobbergen - Children and Youth Services Review18 Jan 2019

This articles presents an analysis of 33 semi-structured interviews with foster families in Flanders, exploring the tensions between voluntaristic and professionalising tendencies in foster care.

Michael Tarren-Sweeney, Anouk Goemans, Anna Sophie Hahne, and Matthew Gieve - Developmental Child Welfare12 Jan 2019

The present article proposes a first-stage mental health screening procedure (calibrated for high sensitivity) for children and adolescents (ages 4–17) in alternative care, which children’s agencies can implement without clinical oversight using the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) and Brief Assessment Checklists (BAC).

Karen Albright, Laura Schwab Reese, Richard D. Krugman - Child Abuse & Neglect3 Jan 2019

The aim of this study was to investigate how workers within Child Protective Services (CPS) systems in Colorado and the Netherlands measure and perceive the effectiveness of their CPS system.