International Society for Child Indicators27 Aug 2019
The 7th Conference of the International Society for Child Indicators will be held on 27-29 August 2019 in the Dorpat Convention Centre in Tartu, Estonia. The conference will be hosted by the University of Tartu.
Leading the newly established Data, Outcomes & Economics function, the Head of Research Data, Outcomes and Economics will play a crucial role in building Lumos's research capability, designing and implementing new data systems and delivering rigorous insights and evaluation.
This event will explore how practitioners working with looked after children can provide opportunities for young people to build these important relationships and protect and support those that already exist.
The post of Policy, Research and Engagement Officer, is a new role which will enable Home for Good to develop its role in inspiring and equipping the UK church to promote family-based care for children overseas.
This article from the Guardian describes the concerns of care experts in the UK regarding what some consider overuse of "'risk of emotional harm' as a reason for applying to a court for a care order before any harm has happened."
This article describes the experiences of Muslim children in care in the UK and critically examines how their situation matches the definitions of good practice in agencies and professionals seeking to help them.
Sheila Redfern, Sally Wood, Dana Lassri, Antonella Cirasola, Grace West, Chloe Austerberry, Patrick Luyten, Peter Fonagy, Nick Midgley - Adoption & Fostering3 Sep 2018
This article sets out the rationale for the Reflective Fostering Programme (RFP), outlines its key elements and concludes by indicating future service implementation and a planned feasibility study examining this approach.
The current study addressed gaps in evidence of growing early intervention in the form of out of home care through a comparison of two samples of children in Scotland: 110 children born in 2003 and 117 born in 2013, all of whom were placed under compulsory measures of supervision prior to three years of age.