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This volume covers a broad spectrum of current research findings concerning the participation of young people in foster families and residential living groups in Australia, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland as well as cross-nationals perspective on children and young people’s participation in foster and residential care placements in Great Britain and France.
- Job no: 550724
- Contract type: Consultancy
- Duty Station: Geneva
- Level: Consultancy
- Location: Switzerland
- Categories: Child Protection, Emergency
The purpose of this consultancy is to develop a ready-to-use, easy-to-contextualize workshop package, including PowerPoints, checklists and tip-sheets, case studies, and videos, to support the application of Pillar 4 in the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action: Standards to Work Across Sectors. Sectors of focus will include Education, Health, Food Security, Camp Coordination and Camp Management, and Nutrition.
In a qualitative study in Switzerland, the authors of this article have conducted 37 narrative interviews with people who experienced residential care between 1950 and 1990. The analysis was based on a reconstructive life course perspective and grounded theory.
This article hermeneutically reconstructs biographies decades after leaving-care to understand the impact of residential care experiences on selected dimensions of care-leavers’ well-being, that were discovered in the data material.
The aim of the current paper is to examine the demographic, crime-related and psychosocial characteristics of child welfare and juvenile justice youths in shared residential care and subsequently examine its relationship with offending behavior in adulthood.
Cet aide-mémoire énonce le rôle des autorités compétentes (administratives ou judiciaires) et les fonctions qui leur sont dévolues selon les bases légales applicables en matière de placement international d’enfants à des fins de protection.
This study examined whether Swiss survivors of child welfare practices (CWP), including former Verdingkinder, have poorer health in later life compared to controls, and whether this association is mediated by socio-economic factors: education, income, satisfaction with financial situation, socio-economic status.
This study investigated Switzerland's first large‐scale care leaver programme and analysed associations between care leavers' needs and contactability in a sample of 459 care leavers.
Le but de cette évaluation est d'identifier et de combler les lacunes existantes en ce qui concerne le droit à la santé et le droit à l’accouchement confidentiel.