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The aim of this module from the book Rights-based Integrated Child Protection Service Delivery Systems is to learn about the need for rights-based support services for children and families at risk in specific situations.
The study reported here uses a random-assignment evaluation design to assess the impact of the YVLifeSet program on young adults transitioning to adulthood from the child welfare and juvenile justice systems in the state of Tennessee.
This report from Kids Empowerment reviews the reception of children on the move in South Africa.
In the present study, the authors examined the effects of two types of initial short-term placements: emergency placements (lasting 1 to 5 days) and provisional placements (lasting 6 to 60 days) on the risks of re-entry into care in the four years following reunification.
The objective of the present study is to describe the context in which temporary placements are used by children’s services in Quebec (Canada) while analyzing the associative link between temporary placements and physical abuse as the reason for the placement.
The present study is the first to examine reunification rates and characteristics associated with reunification decisions in Flemish short-term foster care.
The present longitudinal study explored the impact of initial emergency shelter placement on long-term externalizing behavior (i.e., aggression, delinquency) and internalizing symptom (i.e., anxiety, depression) trajectories, and whether kinship involvement moderated the effect of shelter placement on behavioral outcomes.
The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action and Better Care Network are calling for the prompt reunification of separated children with their families and to provide interim care in accordance with the UN Guidelines for Alternative Care of Children.
This study explores Norwegian child welfare workers' perceptions of long‐term cases resulting in emergency placements.
This study aims to develop a model for practice for implementing emergency child protection interventions with children at risk.