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UNICEF in Vientiane, Lao PDR is looking for an Individual Consultancy to Finalize the Development of the Alternative Care Guidelines in Lao PDR and the Government Training Modules. 

Institutionalised Children Explorations and Beyond,

ICB is presently receiving manuscripts for their September 2021, March 2022 and September 2022 issues, which aim to include research contributions along relevant subjects within Alternative Care in South Asia.

Global Social Service Workforce Alliance,

The Global Social Service Workforce Alliance is seeking a consultant to support the mapping and undertaking of a comprehensive capacity gap assessment of the existing child protection workforce in five states in India, and then propose a framework for strengthening this workforce informed by the above, with special emphasis on case management.

Man Yee Ho and Siya Liang - Child & Family Social Work,

This study examines a promising new coping and parental competency (CPC) intervention for parents of children with special educational needs that targets parents' mental health outcomes.

Rupsa Chakraborty - The Hindustan Times,

"The outbreak of the pandemic in March had brought the adoption process to a standstill for several reasons – lack of information, closure of courts and fear of contracting the infection," says this article from the Hindustan Times.

Wei Lu & Yanfeng Xu - International Journal of Social Welfare,

To understand network governance among actors involved in contracting out foster care services, service funders, service providers, and service users were interviewed. A thematic analysis of interviews combined with a critical review of archival data was conducted.

Institutionalised Children: Explorations and Beyond (ICEB),

ICEB invites research studies, legal and human rights-based perspectives, mental health frameworks, and innovative practices in support, training and development for caregivers in alternative care settings, as well as good practices/models in the South Asian region. 

Fardin Alipour, Negin Khoramdel, Maliheh Arshi, Mohammad Sabzi Khoshnami - Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Social Services,

This research explored the experiences of the postmarital life of women with a history of residence in foster care centers. It was conducted using a qualitative content analysis.

Times of India,

The Department of Social Defense has placed 27 children in foster care in the state of Tamil Nadu after a gap of nearly six years, according to this article from the Times of India.

Srishti Kapoor, Kailash Panwar, Kshitija Wason - Institutionalised Children Explorations and Beyond,

The present research study is an exploratory study to examine factors like lack of communication and attachment to parents, abuse, poverty and peer influence with a sample size of 100 runaway children (50 girls, 50 boys) residing in a non-governmental organisation in NCR, Delhi.