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This essay provides an overview of an alternative to the traditional model of social work that was developed in the context of an initiative seeking to address the community-level factors shown to influence children’s safety. The model described in this essay was part of an effort to replicate Strong Communities for Children (Strong Communities)—which was first piloted in the USA to keep children safe by building systems of support for parents with young children —in south Tel Aviv, Israel.
This chapter from the book Education in Out-of-Home Care examines a policy change to affect the overall ecology of youth villages (Israeli residential schools), aimed at emphasizing high school academic achievements as a key to future success.
In this paper, the authors first present five longitudinally socio-political-historical analytic themes appearing in many policy analysis approaches identified in a literature review, with special reference to child welfare policies. Then, as a case study, the authors apply these themes to understand the evolution of child welfare policies in Israel.
FICE International is holding its 34th World Congress in Tel Aviv, Israel 29-31 October 2019. The Congress is held every three years, each time in a different country, and is designed to review the work with children at risk, children with special
This report is a review of the social service workforce in eight countries: Djibouti, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Sudan and Tunisia.
This country care review includes the Concluding Observations for the Committee on the Rights of the Child and the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities adopted as part of their examinations of Kuwait’s periodic reports.
This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child and the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities as part of the Committees' examinations of the periodic reports of Iraq.
The International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN), in partnership with the Oman Ministry of Social Development, Children First Association, Sultan Qaboos University, United Nation’s Children’s Fund (UNICEF), and the ARAB-CAN Society, proudly present the 2019 ISPCAN Congress in Oman.
This study addressed foundling and abandoned children in the Palestinian society as a multi-dimensional phenomenon.
This mixed‐methods study presents data on the needs and availability of support of 222 Israeli care‐leavers, suggesting that the most urgent needs of care‐leavers are a lasting need for a stable and available support figure and assistance with educational issues.