The Child Protection Section, UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office (EAPRO) is seeking an individual consultant to provide technical support to Country Offices in the East Asia and the Pacific Region and the Regional Office on child protection in emergencies and on disability inclusion in emergency programming.
Alan Carr, Finiki Nearchou, Hollie Duff, Dearbhaile Ní Mhaoileoin, Katie Cullen, Annie O’Dowd, Laaura Battigelli - Child Abuse & Neglect2 May 2019
The objective of this research project was to profile the experiences of survivors abused in long-term child care in Scotland, and to develop a model which linked maltreatment, risk and protective factors, and outcomes.
This opinion piece from the Boston Globe, written by a former foster youth, Stan Rosenberg, describes the ways in which the child welfare system in the US state of Massachusetts often fails foster children.
Anna Touloumakos, Alexia Barrable, Kalomoira Tsantila - Advances in Developmental and Educational Psychology1 May 2019
Given the impact that institutional care has been found to have on psychological and cognitive outcomes, the authors make the case for the adaptation of Early Childhood Child Care HOME (EC-CC-HOME), a world-renowned instrument that assesses children’s child-care environment, to the Greek context.
The European Network on Independent Living & Disability Rights International30 Apr 2019
With efforts underway at the international level to reconcile different approaches to the right of the child to grow up in a family – in the CRPD, CRC and the UN Guidelines – this webinar addressed some of the following questions: how to ensure every child can grow up in a family, is residential care justified in any circumstance, how to ensure that children growing up in group homes and other residential care settings are given an opportunity to access family-based care, and the right to independent living.
The European Network on Independent Living and Disability Rights International30 Apr 2019
The European Network on Independent Living and Disability Rights International (DRI) are holding a free webinar on 'Family and Community Integration of Children under the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD): Implications for Group Homes and Residential Care of New Human Rights Standards and Findings from Research'.