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The aim of this article is to examine (1) the predictive validity of a risk assessment instrument that has been widely implemented in the Netherlands, and to examine (2) whether the actuarial risk estimation could be improved and simplified to widen the instrument’s applicability to different organizations serving different populations.
According to this article from BBC News, "The Netherlands is suspending all adoptions from abroad with immediate effect, after an official inquiry found many abuses."
The authors of this study examined caregivers’ mind-mindedness (their ability to adequately interpret their foster child’s internal mental states and behavior) in out-of-home care in the Netherlands, and the association among caregivers’ mind-mindedness (and its positive, neutral, and negative valence), recognition of the child’s trauma symptoms, and behavior problems.
The authors of this study examined attitudes about child maltreatment in China and the Netherlands.
This study investigates the extent and causes of child abandonment and various practices and services in relation to prevention of child abandonment in Denmark and other high-income countries.
This report reflects on the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on children. It compiles information gathered from 25 countries across Europe, and provides recommendations for improving public policies in the short and long-term to support better outcomes for children and families, including children in alternative care or at risk of separation.
The aim of the present study was to examine differences in perceived living group climate between boys and girls in a sample of 344 youth receiving residential youth care in the Netherlands.
The present study uses concept mapping as an exploratory method, to identify themes that seem to be used by two groups of professionals in their judgement and decision making on reunification.
The current exploratory study examined the associations of children’s attachment security, parental sensitivity, and child inhibitory control with reported and observed indiscriminate friendliness (IF) in 60 family-reared, never-institutionalized foster 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.