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The study from Chile, Lithuania and Norway explores how social workers define family and more specific the position of extended families within child welfare and thus indicate contextual differences and similarities.
Fostering provides a family life for children who are unable to live with their biological parents. The wellbeing of foster carers is important and can have a direct impact on emotional, social and behavioural outcomes for children.
This article explores the lived experiences of five fathers with care experience whose children remain in their care.
This study seeks to assess the prevalence of childhood neurodisabilities and related neurodevelopmental, emotional, behavioural and intellectual problems (NDEBIPs) among a cohort of children coming into care in an English local authority.
This article charts the UK history of contact in fostering and adoption as it relates to looked after children and their birth relatives. It builds on a recent publication in this journal by one of the authors based on her research on the use of social media by children in care.
The study was designed to understand how children’s social care (CSC) made the transition from being an office-based agency to one where the majority of social workers were based at home and to understand how CSC perceived the impact on children and their families.
"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 article from BBC News tells the story of Emily, a young woman whose 9 children were removed from her care, and the journey to ensuring that her 10th child remained in her care after she gave birth.
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.
According to this article from BBC News, the children's commissioner for England has called for a ban on placing under-18s in care in unregulated homes amid concerns over sexual and criminal exploitation.