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Reframing the Trauma Lens will be a forum for conversation and discussion on the topic of Trauma Informed Care where we will deliberate on the various perspectives associated with this concept.
This scoping study explores forms of sexual exploitation of children and young people in Ireland, including those whose life experiences make them more vulnerable including being in care, going ‘missing’ or running away from home or a care placement.
Efforts are being made to end the practice of people travelling from Ireland to volunteer and visit orphanages worldwide. It is part of a global effort to end international orphanage volunteering and the institutionalisation of children.
This report highlights the recommendations and priorities that EU decision-makers and national governments can do to support the most vulnerable children and prevent widening inequalities.
This volume covers a broad spectrum of current research findings concerning the participation of young people in foster families and residential living groups in Australia, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland as well as cross-nationals perspective on children and young people’s participation in foster and residential care placements in Great Britain and France.
Autistic children's experiences of COVID-19 have been largely absent from current crisis and recovery discourse. This is the first published study to directly and specifically involve autistic children both as research advisors and as research participants in a rights-based participatory study relating to the pandemic.
Shannon and Star were both brought up in the care system. They have been speaking to BBC News NI about how they want to challenge stereotypes about children in care. They are among a group of young people who have developed a manifesto with Barnardo's NI to lobby politicians.
Irish authorities need more training to spot indicators of human trafficking among children, according to a new report. It is one of several actions urged to be taken by authorities to crack down on human trafficking in Ireland in light of new figures.
Foster carers are losing out on financial supports and pension contributions although most look after children until they are around 23 years of age, an Oireachtas committee was told today. The Irish Foster Care Association presented to the joint Committee on Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and the Islands in relation to foster carers and pensions.
This paper describes a mixed methods approach that was applied to evaluate the complex intervention Fostering Connections: The Trauma-Informed Foster Care Programme, a recently developed trauma-informed psychoeducational intervention for foster carers in Ireland.