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Shalhevet Attar-Schwartz - Brothers and Sisters,

This study examined the self-reports of youth in Israeli residential care settings designed for youth from underprivileged backgrounds on the extent of perceived availability of support from their siblings among other sources of support, and the contribution of sibling support to various positive and negative measures of well-being and functioning.

Carmit Katz, Jill D. McLeigh & Asher Ben-Arieh - International Journal on Child Maltreatment: Research, Policy and Practice,

This article describes the local training model developed to implement Strong Communities for Children, a community-based child maltreatment prevention initiative in Israel, and presents a qualitative analysis of field journals maintained by three waves of students.

Dorit Roer-Strier & Yochay Nadan,

This volume adopts a context-informed framework exploring risk, maltreatment, well-being and protection of children in diverse groups in Israel.

Emmanuel Grupper, Shachar Shuman - FICE Israel,

FICE Israel decided to initiate a short survey to document and share information about the way different countries handled their policies and practices in residential care facilities during that period. This report presents findings and some conclusions from this primary survey.

Yafit Sulimani-Aidan - Children and Youth Services Review,

Based on the resilience theory, which highlights the role of one’s social resources in fostering resilience, the current study explored the role of care leavers' formal and informal social networks during the transition to adulthood, from the point of view of 50 young adults and their social workers.

Yafit Sulimani-Aidan - Children and Youth Services Review,

The current exploratory study is the first to look at the challenges and barriers in this transitional life stage of 23 Israeli Arab young adults, from their own perspectives, after leaving residential care.

Shani Oppenheim‐Weller, Anat Zeira, Nofar Mazursky - Child & Family Social Work,

SafeCare® is a home‐based intervention programme targeting parents of children up to 5 years old and is designed to reduce and even prevent child abuse and neglect. This article presents an evaluation of a pilot trial of SafeCare® in Israel, examining family's outcomes.

Adena A. Hoffnung Assouline & Shalhevet Attar-Schwartz - Children and Youth Services Review,

This study examines the link between perceived staff social support and emotional and behavioral adjustment difficulties of adolescents in educational residential care settings (RCSs) designed for youth from underprivileged backgrounds in Israel.

Saar-Heiman, Yuval Krumer-Nevo, Michal - American Journal of Orthopsychiatry,

The provision of material assistance, which is widespread in child protection settings, has received negligible scholarly attention. This article aims to describe and conceptualize this underresearched practice and to explore the challenges workers face when implementing it. The study described here included 20 in-depth interviews conducted with social workers working in an innovative Israeli child protection program called Families on the Path to Growth.

Carmit Katz, Jill McLeigh, Asher Ben Arieh - International Journal on Child Maltreatment: Research, Policy and Practice,

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.