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Nka (The Swedish Family Care Competence Centre) Linnaeus University and Eurocarers,

The 3rd International Young Carers Conference will build on the conclusions from the 2nd International Conference and will reflect on the concrete actions required to enable young carers to reach their full potential.

Lieselot De Wilde & Bruno Vanobbergen - Child & Family Social Work,

Based on an analysis of 342 complaints concerning foster care reported to the Flemish Office of the Children's Rights Commissioner, the authors of this paper analysed which “alarming situations” are reported and highlight a number of pressing concerns from the perspective of parents.

Delphine West, Johan Vanderfaeillie, Lisa Van Hove, Laura Gypen, Frank Van Holen - Developmental Child Welfare,

This review provides an overview of the associated characteristics with the quality of attachment between foster carers and foster children.

Nina Kind, David Bürgin, Vera Clements, Marc Schmid - Children and Youth Services Review,

This study investigated if changes in quality of life (QoL), psychopathological symptoms and perceived self-efficacy predict aggressive behavior trajectories in youths with clinical aggression levels living in closed youth residential care in Germany.

Claire Connellan - Lumos,

This report maps and assesses the forms of care provided to unaccompanied migrant, asylum-seeking and refugee children in six European Union Member States: Bulgaria, France, Italy, Greece, the Netherlands and Spain.

Johan Vanderfaeillie, Laura Gypen, Delphine West, Frank Van Holen - Children and Youth Services Review,

This study aims at identifying characteristics of foster children, foster parents and foster placements associated with low satisfaction and high support needs.

Floor Middel, Mónica López López, John Fluke, Hans Grietens - Child Abuse & Neglect,

The authors of this study investigated whether migration background and the gender of the parent who maltreated the child seem associated with the decision whether a case was opened for continuing services.

Human Rights Watch,

"Unaccompanied migrant children [in Marseille and Gap] are not being given shelter and other essential services by the Bouches-du-Rhône and Hautes-Alpes departments, which are responsible for their care, putting them at risk and weakening the authorities’ response to the pandemic," says this article from Human Rights Watch.

Nina Kind, David Bürgin, Jörg M. Fegert, and Marc Schmid - International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,

This study investigated the association between resilience and burnout in a Swiss population of professional caregivers working in youth residential care.

Clementine J. Degener, Diana D. van Bergen, Hans W. E. Grietens - Children and Youth Services Review,

This study addresses the ethnic identity of transculturally placed adolescent foster youth with ethnic minority backgrounds in The Netherlands. The authors conducted qualitative interviews to provide insight into the lifeworlds of twenty foster youth. They found that constructing an ethnic identity was complex for these ethnic minority foster youth.