Institutionalised Children Explorations and Beyond: An International Journal on Alternative Care, Issue #10

Udayan Care

Udayan Care launched an academic journal, Institutionalised Children Explorations and Beyond (ICEB), in 2014. This 10th issue of the journal, released in September 2018, is a Special Focus issue on ‘Aftercare.’ The issue includes research studies, legal and policy perspectives, case studies, desk reviews, opinion pieces, international perspectives, interviews with experts from the field, good models and best practices, and movie and book reviews. 

The issue features an interview with a care-leaver from Sri Lanka who grew up in institutions as well as an interview with Professor Mike Stein, Emeritus Professor of Social Policy at the University of York in the UK and the Joint Coordinator of the 'Transitions from Care to Adulthood International Research Group' who discusses research and policy on youth leaving care. The issue also includes research papers from SOS Sri Lanka on the challenges faced by youth transitioning from institutional care as well as other research articles on aftercare services and supports, the mental health and emotional needs of youth transitioning from care, and more.