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ISPCAN in partnership with Italian country partner, CISMAI, will be hosting the 2020 European Congress in the Rimini Convention Center. The event has been postponed from its original dates (June 22-24, 2020) to June 2021.
The 3rd International Young Carers Conference will build on the conclusions from the 2nd International Conference and will reflect on the concrete actions required to enable young carers to reach their full potential.
As part of the EU funded CarePath project, Eurochild, together with international partners, is convening an online conference to bring discussions of ‘aftercare’ support to a European level, with crucial inputs from care leavers themselves.
This book provides new and empirically grounded research-based knowledge and insights into the current transformation of the Russian child welfare system. It focuses on the major shift in Russia’s child welfare policy: deinstitutionalisation of the system of children’s homes inherited from the Soviet era and an increase in fostering and adoption.
"There has been slow but consistent growth in private foster care placements [in Ireland] and an increase in the number of companies in this market," writes Patrick Costello in this opinion piece for TheJournal.ie. "While these companies plug a gap in services, a gap that can leave children at risk, ultimately they lead to negative outcomes across the system," Costello argues.
This discussion article describes a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) in the United Kingdom developed to meet the mental health needs of children and young people particularly those vulnerable children and young people at risk of actual or potential harm through child abuse and neglect, but may not be therapy ready.
Changing the Way We Care (CTWWC) is seeking a consultant to prepare a framework, strategy and resources around collective impact to help inform and guide its new initiative in Moldova, the CTWWC Chief of Party (COP) in Moldova, and the implementing partners.
This study’s objective was (1) to investigate if having parent(s) born outside of Europe has an additional effect on the risk of entry into out-of-home care (OHC) in cases of alleged parental physical violence against children, and (2) to discuss potential empirical support for the risk model and the bias model for explaining the over-representation.
This case study explores the arriving process of an unaccompanied minor refugee in Germany and his perception of the psychosocial support he received.
"As an autistic care leaver, the hardest part of dealing with the Covid pandemic has been the neglect and lack of support I have experienced at my accommodation," writes Kerrie Portman in the Guardian.