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Malaysia

Demographic Data

Children's Living Arrangement

Children's Living Arrangements

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Children Living without Biological Parent

Children Living Without Biological Parents

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Children at Risk of Separation

Children at Risk of Separation

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Formal Alternative Care Arrangements

Formal Alternative Care Arrangements

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Key Reform Indicators/Progress Markers

Social Work Force

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Drivers of Institutionalisation

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Siti Hajar Abdul Rauf, Asmah Ismail, Nuratikah Azima Razali, Ahmad Bisyri Husin Musawi Maliki - Indian Journal of Psychiatric Social Work,

The aim of this study was to investigate the status of children depression using the Children Depression Inventory (CDI) at 21 shelter care institutions in Terengganu, Malaysia.

Marjan Mohammadzadeh, Hamidin Awang, Suriani Ismail, Hayati Kadir Shahar - PLoS ONE,

The current randomized control study aimed to determine, if a life skills-based intervention could improve the emotional health and self-esteem among Malaysian adolescents in orphanages.

Cherish How & Jariah Mohd Jan - Journal of Language Studies,

This qualitative study uses speech act categories and stages of concern to examine the voices of concern, of teachers and caregivers towards the academic performance of foster children in Malaysia.

Ropizah Rohani, Zakiyah Jamaluddin, Abd Razak Abd Manaf - Journal of Business and Social Review in Emerging Economies,

The purpose of this paper is to propose a conceptual framework on the key determinant of psychosocial adjustments in terms of behavior, social, emotion and mental health among abused children in residential care.

Family for Every Child,

Family for Every Child is looking for a Knowledge Management Coordinator to strengthen the Alliance’s capacity to transform information into knowledge, which both informs their own joint work and is used to evidence impact, and influence others. 

Faizah Haji Mas’ud - Residential Child and Youth Care in a Developing World: Global Perspectives,

This chapter from Residential Child and Youth Care in a Developing World: Global Perspectives focuses on the institutional care of children and young people deemed ‘at risk’ according to current Malaysian law on child welfare: Malaysian Child Act (2001).

Cherish How, Jariah Mohd Jan - Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities,

This study examines the use of linguistics features among male and female foster children in Malaysia in expressing their needs to improve their academic performance.

Habibie Bte Hj Ibrahim, Norhamidah Jarimal - Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities,

This paper is based on literature review on the legal, political and social context of Malaysia regarding child welfare and social work.

UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR),

This Manual sets the minimum standards and policies for the protection and care of unaccompanied and separated children (UASC) within a foster care arrangement in Malaysia.

Marjan Mohammadzadeh PhD, Hamidin Awang MD, Suriani Ismail PhD, Hayati Kadir Shahar PhD - Asia-Pacific Psychiatry,

This study aimed to assess both the prevalence of stress and the coping mechanisms as well as identify the predictors of stress levels among adolescents in Malaysian orphanages.