Jordan's Higher Council for the Affairs of People with Disabilities (HCD) has committed to improve care and support for children and adults with disabilities, including engaging in de-intsitutionalization efforts, according to this article from the Jordan Times.
Government institutions and civil society representatives in Jordan have launched a three-year national strategy and action plan aimed at reducing physical violence against children in Jordan at a meeting convened by the National Council for Family Affairs and UNICEF.
Miriam Schiff PhD, Rachel Dekel PhD, Ohad Gilbar MSW, Rami Benbenishty PhD - Child & Family Social Work6 Mar 2018
This study examined the associations between exposure to armed conflict, perceived support, work experience, needing help, and post-traumatic distress among Israeli social workers in foster care agencies based on Conservation of Resources theory.
Child Protection Area of Responsibility (CP AoR)8 Feb 2018
This report from the Child Protection Area of Responsibility (CP AoR) highlights the child protection needs and responses in Syria and includes objectives and targets for continued child protection interventions and strategies.
Eran P. Melkman, Rami Benbenishty - Children and Youth Services Review31 Jan 2018
The goals of the present study are to examine the association between childhood adversity and adult functioning among youth aging out-of-care, and to explore how attributes of their social support networks mediate this association.