Psychosocial Support

The best form of psychosocial support is a healthy family and supportive environment, preferably in the child's community of origin, or one that is culturally similar.  Psychosocial well-being is a product of multiple support, which is rooted in the ability to form healthy relationships and participate in community networks.  

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Transforming Children's Care Collaborative, Child's i Foundation,

The objective of this webinar was to present the best practices learnt in the implementation of the youth wellbeing project which focused on integrated mental health and wellbeing support for youth and particularly young people with lived experience of care.

Lizhang Dong, Yanan Peng, Ran Zhang, Kang Ju, Juzhe Xi,

This study investigates the impact of various sources of social support on the mental health of unaccompanied children under residential education in China. Unaccompanied children refer to those whose parents are still alive but unable to raise them due to various reasons.

Philip Mendes, Eswen Chaffey,

This article presents a scoping review of research studies completed on the mental health care needs and outcomes of care leavers in Australia from 2015 to 2021.

Rhiannon Evans, Sarah MacDonald, Rob Trubey, Jane Noyes, Michael Robling, Simone Willis, Maria Boffey, Charlotte Wooders, Soo Vinnicombe, G. J. Melendez-Torres ,

This global systematic review aimed to synthesise the international evidence base for interventions targeting subjective wellbeing, mental health and suicide amongst care-experienced young people aged ≤ 25 years.

Ricanos Jaure, Alfred Henry Makura,

This research chapter sought to explore the fusion of education and care in schools in Zimbabwe as a holistic system of support for the left-behind at a school where left-behind children expend most of their time.

Patronella Bimha, Maureen Nokuthula Sibiya,

This exploratory, sequential, mixed-methods study analyses factors that enhance the provision of psychosocial support services and the perceptions of educators towards psychosocial support delivery to orphaned and vulnerable learners in Eswatini.

Li Huang, Sizhe Zhang, Biyu Bian, Mi Zhou, Zinan Bi ,

The aim of the study is to investigate the interactive influence of depression on left-behind and non-left-behind children in China from the perspective of peer effects. The roles of teachers, parents, and friends are also explored.

Purity Wambui Gitahi, Michael Njeru, Jared Menecha,

This study sought to explore the prevalence of depression among orphaned adolescents in the selected children’s homes in Githurai Division, Nairobi County.

Child's i Foundation, No Limit Generation,

This is an introduction to the training series produced by Child's i Foundation and No Limit Generation and focuses on four key areas: trauma and stress, depression and suicidal thoughts, anxiety, and loss and grief.

Laura Santos, Rita Ramos Miguel, Maria do Rosário Pinheiro, Daniel Rijo,

This Children and Youth Services Review study performed a systematic review of research on training programs aiming the fostering of emotional and mental health in residential youth care. A systematic search was conducted in nine digital databases and other sources (websites, relevant journals, reference lists of included articles and relevant reviews), for publications from 1980 to 2021.