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Changing the Way We Care,

The purpose of the individual assessment of 184 children in six RIs was to collect up-to- date information on the demographics, as well as the social, educational, psychological, and medical status, of children placed in RIs in order to plan their reintegration into their families of origin and/or to prepare them to transition from residential to family care.

Changing the Way We Care,

The study aims to develop specific practical recommendations for changing the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of the target groups in order to prevent child-family separation and remove existing obstacles children and families face during rein

Changing the Way We Care,

The analysis of case management (CM) systems aims to contribute to the development of a CM model that both reflects the latest programmatic, legislative, and methodological developments at national and international levels, and effectively contributes to increasing the quality of services for vulnerable children and families.

Changing the Way We Care,

The aim of the study is to understand the current situation of social services focused on strengthening families’ capacity to provide a safe, stable, and nurturing environment for children, as well as services for children in need of, or currently in, alternative care and/or in the process of reintegration, in order to be able to formulate recommendations that will contribute to evidence-based decisions for their improvement.

Changing the Way We Care,

The purpose of the evaluation is to strengthen the training program for child and family protection personnel in coordination with recent programmatic, legislative, and methodological developments at national and international levels, and to effectively contribute to improving the quality of services for vulnerable children and families by improving the competencies of professionals in the system.

Changing the Way We Care,

This comprehensive situational analysis was comprised of seven unique pieces of research, conducted by individual researchers, research firms and CTWWC, and in close coordination the Government of Moldova. The research findings were presented to and validated during a process in which more than 140 participants representing 96 government bodies and NGOs participated in July 2021. All research is available in Romanian and English.

Carme Montserrat, Marta Garcia-Molsosa , Joan Llosada-Gistau and Rosa Sitjes-Figueras ,

Recent international research has warned of the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on vulnerable children. However, little is known regarding the in-care population. The objective of this study was to find out how children in residential care perceived the influence of the COVID-19 lockdown in their everyday life, relationships and subjective well-being. Participants and setting: 856 children from 10 to 17 years old (Mage = 15.5, males = 71.2%, females = 28.8%) living in residential centres in Catalonia.

Mélanie Loiseau, Jonathan Cottenet, Sonia Bechraoui-Quantin, Séverine Gilard-Pioc, Yann Mikaeloff, Fabrice Jollant, Irène François-Purssell, Andreas Jud, Catherine Quantin,

In France, the COVID-19 pandemic led to a general lockdown from mid-March to mid-May 2020, forcing families to remain confined. This study found a significant increase in the relative frequency of young children hospitalized for physical abuse from 2017 (0.053%) to 2020 (0.073%).

Agence France-Presse in Copenhagen,

Six Inuit who were snatched from their families in Greenland and taken to Denmark 70 years ago are demanding compensation from Copenhagen for a lost childhood.

The Guardian,

Saturday 20 November marks World Children’s Day, the anniversary of the UN general assembly’s adoption of the convention of the rights of the child (UNCRC). But despite the UK ratifying the UNCRC in 1991, many children in care are being treated in a way that violates this convention.