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Henrik Karlsson - Nordic Social Work Research,

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.

Elin Hultman, Staffan Höjer, Monica Larsson - Child & Family Social Work,

The aim of this paper is to describe and analyse the notion of age and maturity in child protection proceedings in order to elucidate how these aspects could influence children's rights to participate.

Helena Draxler, Renée McDonald, Fredrik Hjärthag, Kjerstin Almqvist - Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry,

The aim of this study was to investigate counselors’ and caregivers’ experiences with Project Support (PS) in Sweden, a program designed for families with children who have been exposed to intimate partner violence (IPV).

Save the Children,

This paper is divided into two parts: The first details the evidence from the ground, painting the picture of life for children during the pandemic in different European countries with statistics and examples, and giving a set of recommendations on measures that national governments across Europe can take to help protect children from the worst impacts of the crisis relating to the economic impacts on families, loss of services, access to education and targeted measures for children in migration. The second part focuses on recommendations to the EU institutions on how EU policy and funding can support and complement these national-level actions in these challenging times.

Amber Horning, Sara V Jordenö, Nicole Savoie - Journal of Refugee Studies,

For this study, the researchers interviewed unaccompanied minor refugees (UMRs) in two youth asylum-centres in rural Sweden.

Lars Brännström, Hilma Forsman, Bo Vinnerljung, Ylva B. Almquist - PLoS ONE,

In order to be better equipped to design interventions aimed at improving the educational outcomes of children for whom society has assumed responsibility, this study seeks to further our understanding about which factors that contribute to the educational disparities throughout the life course.

Fredrik Livheim, Anders Tengström, Gerhard Andersson, JoAnne Dahl, Caroline Björck, Ingvar Rosendahl - Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science,

The purpose of this study was to test the effectiveness and feasibility of a brief trans diagnostic Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) group intervention for youth with comorbid problems in residential care.

Nina Rehn-Mendoza - Nordic Welfare Centre,

This report surveys different aspects of health of unaccompanied minors who have arrived in the Nordic region.

Maria Moberg Stephenson & Åsa Källström - Child & Family Social Work,

This study aims to explore how young migrants in kinship care in a Swedish suburb describe what different places mean to them and what these descriptions can tell us about their sense of belonging.

Lars Brännström, Bo Vinnerljung, Anders Hjern - Child Maltreatment,

Using Swedish longitudinal registry data for a national cohort sample of siblings, in which some were placed in foster care and others remained in their birth parents’ care, this study asks whether long-term foster care ensures improved life chances.