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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.
In this paper, after a historical introduction, the authors will refer, from a general point of view, to the current moment of immigration witnessed in Spain offering not only statistical data regarding this phenomenon but also legislation, and description of the policies carried out by the central and regional governments on issues like immigration, asylum and integration, with a particular focus on unaccompanied minors.
The aim of the present study was to provide understanding into the past and present experiences of individuals who had resided in a child-care institution during their childhood and/or adolescence and to contribute to the study of the long-term impact of institutional care on adult life.
This child-led research initiative was conducted under the umbrella of World Vision’s DEAR project (Development Education and Awareness Raising) and the Sustainable Development Agenda 2030. The study explores explore SDG 16.2, the goal that focuses on the issue of ‘abuse, exploitation, trafficking, and all forms of violence against and torture of children’.
This study aims at comparing subjective well-being (SWB) of children in residential care and in foster families in two European territories or jurisdictions: Portugal and Catalonia (Spain).
This article argues that Greece's use of closed-type institutions for child protection is violation of children’s rights and a practice of secondary victimization, stigmatization and exclusion of children living in these institutions.
This assessment sheds light on the new realities created by the COVID-19 virus and highlights how the situation of pandemic and quarantine is affecting vulnerable children, young people, and parents, including the feelings, experiences, or problems created.
There has recently been increased interest in the potential for formal and informal networks to aid interventions with biological families in helping them achieve reunification in the context of the child protection system. This article analyzes the conceptualization of social support in order to create social support networks.
"Children who live in out-of-home care are to form an advisory group on setting and monitoring standards in their homes for the first time," says this article from the Times of Malta.
This paper reviews clinical and empirical studies related to the rates of abuse and neglect of children during health and other crises in other countries. It also analyses trends of recent data of the Ministry of Interior [of Croatia] with practical guidelines for improved child protection in this period.