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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Kieran Walsh,

This book examines how child protection law has been shaped by the transition to late modernity and how it copes with the ever-changing concept of risk.

Better Care Network,

This country care review includes the Concluding Observations of the Committee on the Rights of the Child.

Sarah A. Font & Elizabeth T. Gershoff - Foster Care and Best Interests of the Child,

This chapter provides a review and analysis of the “best interests of the child” standard in foster care policy and practice.

Better Care Network,

This country care review includes the care related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child. 

Sarah A. Font Elizabeth T. Gershoff - SpringerBriefs in Psychology book series (BRIEFSPSYCHOL),

This volume provides an in-depth examination of the history and goals of the foster care system in the US, how and why it fails to adequately meet children’s needs, and what it would take to actualize meaningful improvements in children’s experiences and outcomes.

Better Care Network,

This country care review includes the Concluding Observations of the Committee on the Rights of the Child.

Theresa M. Pelfrey - Juvenile & Family Court Journal,

This survey of the statutory provisions and case law of all 50 states [of the USA] and the District of Columbia includes the rights of children to parental support, inheritance, and familial association remaining upon termination of parental rights.

Gerison Lansdown - Child Abuse & Neglect,

This paper examines the inter-relationship between the rights to protection and to participation that are embodied in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

David Foster - The House of Commons Library,

This briefing gives a very broad overview of the legislative framework for child protection in England.

David Foster - UK House of Commons Library,

This briefing provides information on two separate but related topics concerning looked after children in England: out of area and distant placements and unregulated and unregistered accommodation