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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. 

João M. S. Carvalho, Paulo Delgado, Carme Montserrat, Joan Llosada-Gistau & Ferran Casas - Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal,

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).

Stella P. Papamichail - Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience & Mental Health,

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.

Terre des hommes Albania,

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.

Sara Pérez-Hernando and Nuria Fuentes-Peláez,

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.

Claudia Calleja - Times of Malta,

"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.

Mia Roje Đapić, Gordana Buljan Flander, Krešimir Prijatelj - Archives of Psychiatry Research,

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.

Maja Laklija, Marina Milić Babić, & Leah P. Cheatham - Child & Youth Services ,

This study aims to advance understanding of social workers’ perceptions of the circumstances necessitating and preventing the placement of children with disabilities (CwDs) in institutions.

Sergio Fernández-Artamendi, Alba Águila-Otero, Jorge F. Del Valle, Amaia Bravo - Child Abuse & Neglect,

The present study aimed to evaluate the specific impact of different forms of victimization on alcohol and cannabis use problems among adolescents in Residential Child Care (RCC) in Spain, attending to sex differences.

BBC News,

"Greece plans to relocate about 1,600 vulnerable children to other European countries that volunteer to host them, amid the coronavirus outbreak," says this article from BBC News.