The 2017 country factsheets provide an update on the status of child protection and care reforms from 16 European countries that are the focus of Opening Doors for Europe’s Children campaign in Phase II.
Tyrone C. Cheng, Celia C. Lo - Child & Family Social Work1 Feb 2018
This study explored whether the strength of caseworkers' engagement with families in the child-welfare system was associated with the caseworkers' academic degrees, job responsibilities and environments, and/or ethnicity.
Lauren Heidbrink - Children and Youth Services Review31 Jan 2018
From ethnographic research with unaccompanied children in the United States and Guatemala, this paper explores emergent and, at times, conflicting narratives of care that young migrants encounter while in U.S. federal custody.
Chloë Finet, Harriet J. Vermeer, Femmie Juffer, Guy Bosmans - Children and Youth Services Review31 Jan 2018
In the current study the authors examined associations between children's pre-adoption experiences (type of pre-adoption care and early deprivation) and their adaptive and maladaptive behavioral adjustment.
Ruth M. Chambers, Rashida M. Crutchfield, Tasha Y. Willis, Haydée A. Cuza, Angelica Otero, Stephanie G. Goddu Harper, Heather Carmichael - Children and Youth Services Review31 Jan 2018
This study examined two research questions: (1) how do foster care alumni remember their experiences of placement moves in foster care, and (2) how do foster care alumni perceive the consequences of their foster care placement moves on their lives today?
Sharyn DeZelar, Elizabeth Lightfoot - Children and Youth Services Review31 Jan 2018
This study uses a large administrative dataset, the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS), to explore how public child welfare agencies in the United States use parental disability in their data collection efforts through examining the use of parental disability as a removal reason.