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Trauma informed care (TIC) emphasizes the importance of professionals maintaining an emotionally regulated state. For this article, the authors interviewed eight staff members in a residential care unit for children and adolescents where TIC had been implemented, about situations wherein they experienced difficulty regulating their own emotions.
The authors of this study sought to understand how experiences within the workforce could improve overall working conditions, and thus outcomes for staff and children.
Drawing on 50 qualitative interviews with children and young people currently or previously living in residential care, as well as a range of social workers and programme staff, this study identifies the highly relational lives of children and young people who cite extensive and close relationships with residential care staff, peers and family.
This is a recording of the National Launch of the UN Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty in Cambodia, conducted on 22 April 2021.
The conversation of this webinar focused on the root causes of why there are millions of children globally growing outside of families, and discussed some of the proven ways of strengthening families and communities to provide a safe and nurturing environment for the world’s most at risk and vulnerable children.
A systematic review was conducted to examine the effectiveness of interventions and practice models for improving health and psychosocial outcomes of young people in residential care and to identify relevant knowledge gaps.
This paper analyzes the impact of adults’ interactive moves and strategies on children’s participation and agency at dinnertime in two Italian residential care facilities, one of the most widely used alternative care life-context for children and youth coming from vulnerable families.
This study explores the effect of COVID-19 on a small number of privately run and funded residential care institutions by conducting a qualitative research study comprising 21 semi-structured interviews across seven focus countries.
Using a novel multisystemic trauma-informed model of care with an embedded developmental monitoring index, the Restorative Parenting Recovery Programme, pilot data was collected from young people and care staff from four residential homes over a two-year period.
This article exploresthe extent to which general strain theory (GST) and self-control theory can explain the mental health outcomes of youth in-care.