The Evaluation Fund in collaboration with the Global & African Partnerships to End Violence Against Children26 Jul 2019
In collaboration with the Global & African Partnerships to End Violence Against Children, the Evaluation Fund has just launched a Call for Proposals to identify particularly promising programs and to evaluate their effectiveness.
Charles H Zeanah, Nicole G Wilke, Carole Shauffer, Tamsen Rochat, Amanda H Howard, Mary Dozier - The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health26 Jul 2019
While much of the published research on orphanage volunteering has focused on the effects of the practice on volunteers, the authors of this comment paper from the Lancet argue that there is also substantial reason for concern about the harm this practice might have on the children—especially in young children (ie, ≤5 years)—being raised in these settings.
Therapeutic Interventions with Babies and Young Children in Care is about the value of observation and close attention for babies and young children who may be vulnerable to psychological and attachment difficulties.
In this opinion piece for WBUR, Kari Hong - an assistant professor at Boston College Law School and expert in immigration law, immigration consequences of criminal convictions, criminal law and family law - discusses the use of detention facilities for children at the US border with Mexico despite the "established science that children are best cared for by families, whether their own, adopted or in foster care."
The Partnerships Plus project invites qualified local and/or U.S.-based organizations, private voluntary organizations, non-governmental organizations, faith-based organizations, or universities to submit a Concept Paper as a first step in a competitive process for Advancing Protection and Care for Children in Adversity (Protect and Care) to support the achievement of the Objectives established in the U.S. Government Strategy on Children in Adversity, Advancing Protection and Care for Children in Adversity (APCCA).
Santiago Yubero, Raúl Navarro, Manuel J. Maldonado, Myriam Gutiérrez-Zornoza, María Elche, Elisa Larrañaga - Journal of Child and Family Studies16 Jul 2019
This study was designed to extend previous research, help explain the role of the residential childcare context in bullying behaviors, and explore the relation of bullying with psychological distress among youths in residential childcare in Spain.
The purpose of this consultancy is to undertake a revision of the current legislation relevant to and with an impact on De-Institutionalization of children from Residential Care and propose the related legislative ammendments