Victor Cebotari, Melissa Siegel, Valentina Mazzucato - Comparative Migration Studies8 Feb 2018
his study uses nationally representative data collected in 2011–2012 in Moldova (N = 1601) and Georgia (N = 1193) to investigate how children’s health associates with five transnational characteristics: migrant and return-migrant household types, parental migration and parental divorce, maternal and/or paternal migration and caregiver’s identity, the duration of migration, and remittances.
Amy M. Salazar, Kevin R. Jones, Jamie Amemiya, Adrian Cherry, Eric C. Brown, Richard F. Catalano, Kathryn C. Monahan - Children and Youth Services Review8 Feb 2018
This study addresses three key research questions: (1) How do older youth in foster care define their personal permanency goals? (2) How much progress have these youth made in achieving their personal permanency goals and other aspects of relational permanency, and how does this vary by gender, race, and age? and (3) What transition-related outcomes are associated with relational permanency achievement?
Child Protection Area of Responsibility (CP AoR)8 Feb 2018
This report from the Child Protection Area of Responsibility (CP AoR) highlights the child protection needs and responses in Syria and includes objectives and targets for continued child protection interventions and strategies.
Alison Teyhan, Dinithi Wijedasa, John Macleod - BMJ Open8 Feb 2018
The objective of this study was to investigate whether men and women who were looked-after (in public care) or adopted as children are at increased risk of adverse psychological and social outcomes in adulthood.
The government of the state of Lagos in Nigeria has issued an ultimatum to unregistered children's homes in the state, calling on them to register with the authorities within 14 days "or risk forfeiture of their facilities," according to this article from Naija 247 News.
Laurie E. Powers, Ann Fullerton, Jessica Schmidt, Sarah Geenen, Molly Oberweiser-Kennedy JoAnn Dohn, May Nelson, Rosemary Iavanditti, Jennifer Blakeslee, The Research Consortium to Increase the Success of Youth in Foster Care - Children and Youth Services6 Feb 2018
This in depth qualitative study of 10 youth who completed the My Life intervention focused on investigating coaching and mentoring elements and processes that youth participants identify as most important to their success, with the intention of informing the further development of youth-directed approaches to supporting young people who are transitioning to adulthood.
Ellalyn De Vera-Ruiz - The Manila Bulletin6 Feb 2018
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) of the Philippines has issued a warning regarding the use of false social media accounts to advertise illegal adoptions in the country, according to this article from the Manila Bulletin.
Inger Sofie Dahlø Husby, Tor Slettebø, Randi Juul - Child & Family Social Work6 Feb 2018
On the basis of qualitative interviews with 10 children about their experiences collaborating with child welfare professionals, this study has identified ways in which professionals can facilitate children's participation.