Child Care and Protection Policies

Child care and protection policies regulate the care of children, including the type of support and assistance to be offered, good practice guidelines for the implementation of services, standards for care, and adequate provisions for implementation. They relate to the care a child receives at and away from home.

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Mark F. Testa, David Kelly - The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science,

This article considers how U.S. child welfare agencies can best leverage the opportunities presented by the Family First Prevention Services Act of 2018 while addressing potential barriers posed by the paucity of evidence-supported prevention programs and avoiding the unintended consequences of limiting reimbursement to only selective prevention services that meet rigorous evidence standards of effectiveness.

Lawrence M. Berger, Kristen S. Slack - The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science,

This introduction sets a foundation for understanding the contents of this volume of The ANNALS, which aims to increase awareness among scholars, policy-makers, and practitioners of the size, scope, and functions of child welfare services in the United States.

Alan J. Dettlaff, Reiko Boyd - The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science,

This article summarizes the causes of racial disproportionality, arguing that internal and external causes of disproportional involvement originate from a common underlying factor: structural and institutional racism that is both within child welfare systems and part of society at large.

Tommie Forslund, Pehr Granqvist, Marinus H. van IJzendoorn, et al - Attachment & Human Development,

The aim of this consensus statement is to enhance understanding, counter misinformation, and steer family-court utilisation of attachment theory in a supportive, evidence-based direction, especially with regard to child protection and child custody decision-making.

Tara M. Collins, Irene Rizzini, Amanda Mayhew - Children & Society,

Informed by systematic reviews of the English‐ and Latin American academic literature in Spanish and Portuguese and key informant interviews with international stakeholders, this paper fosters global dialogue with some Global South and Global North perspectives about the interconnections of children's rights.

Anduamlak Molla Takele, Messay Gebremariam Kotecho, Philip Mendes - Institutionalised Children Explorations and Beyond,

This article presents the case for an independent care leaving policy in Ethiopia to address the multifaceted needs of children in care and improve the care leaving service in the country.

Mary Elizabeth Collins & Astraea Augsberger - Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice ,

This policy analysis examines the impact of COVID-19 policy guidance on the role of workers who provide outreach to transition-age care leavers.

Sai Ramani Garimella and Shivika Choudhary - The Elgar Companion to the Hague Conference on Private International Law,

This Chapter elucidates the objectives, scope, and challenges in the implementation of the 1993 Intercountry Adoption Convention.

Mtoto News, Civil Society Forum to the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of Children,

This webinar, a side event of the Civil Society Organizations (CSO) Forum organized by the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, features a discussion of the challenges of alternative family and community-based care for children without parental care, with a particular focus on funding and coordination of services.

Teresa Toguchi Swartz,

Through careful ethnography and rich in-depth interviews at a non-profit foster care agency, this book takes a look behind the scenes of the U.S. foster care system.