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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Kiran Modi, Dr. Aneesha Wadhwa, Leena Prasad - Child & Family Social Work,

This paper, based on an extensive desk review, chronologically examines the evolution of aftercare laws and practices in India along with the factors that contributed to the rise of institutional care.

Jan Storø - Child & Family Social Work,

The article discusses two previously published articles by the author and two co‐authors, where the topics are the history of leaving care support in Norway and how the Nordic welfare model may represent a problematic frame for leaving care support.

Mike Stein - Child & Family Social Work,

This paper explores the history of the rights movement of young people in care in England between 1973 and 2011.

Karmen Toros & Asgeir Falch-Eriksen - Journal of Child and Family Studies,

The aim of this paper is to examine how a strengths-based approach facilitates working relationships between child welfare services and families.

European Commission,

This strategy’s overarching ambition is to build the best possible life for children in the European Union and across the globe.

Burcu Akan Ellis - Genealogy,

This study explores the recent adaptation of foster care (Koruyucu Aile) in Turkey.

Elevate Children Funders Group and Global Philanthropy Project with the research team Sentiido,

This report explores how gender-restrictive groups are using child protection rhetoric to manufacture moral panic and mobilize against human rights, and how this strengthens the illiberal politics currently undermining democracies.

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.

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.