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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The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate,

This review was initiated by a formal request from Nunatsiavut Government to investigate Inuit children’s experiences in the child protection system in Canada.

Clifford O. Odimegwu - Family Demography and Post-2015 Development Agenda in Africa,

This paper examines all policy and laws related to families in the South, West, East and Central regions of sub-Saharan Africa.

Leonie Segal, et al - Child Abuse & Neglect,

The aim of this study was to describe lifetime involvement in child protection system (CPS) in South Australia, by type of contact.

Mike Stein - Child & Family Social Work,

This paper explores practice examples relating to young people's transitions from care to adulthood.

Tyrone C. Cheng, Celia C. Lo - Child Maltreatment,

This secondary analysis of data describing 3,035 parents, drawn from the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being II, identified factors fostering the collaborative alliance of parents and caseworkers within the child welfare system.

Jan Storø, Yvonne Sjöblom, Ingrid Höjer - Child & Family Social Work,

The aim of this article [from the Child & Family Social Work special issue on teenagers in foster care] is to account for and discuss support to young care leavers within the comparable welfare regimes of Norway and Sweden and to explore key differences between these 2 countries.

Anna High,

Based on field studies and in-depth interviews across rural and urban China, this book presents a socio-legal analysis of non-state organised care for some of China's most vulnerable children.

Mary Mitchell - Child & Family Social Work,

This open access article reports on a qualitative study, which sought to retrospectively understand the contribution family group conferencing (FGC) makes to longer‐term outcomes for children at risk of entering State care and their families.

Mary Mitchell - Child & Family Social Work,

This article reports on a qualitative study, which sought to retrospectively understand the contribution family group conferencing (FGC) makes to longer‐term outcomes for children at risk of entering State care and their families.

Mary I. Armstrong, Melissa Hope Johnson, John Robst, Areana Cruz, Monica Landers, Amy Vargo - International Journal on Child Maltreatment: Research, Policy and Practice,

This article compares and contrasts the services needed by families in child welfare systems with the services that families receive.