Southern Europe

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Eurochild29 Oct 2018
Opatija, Croatia

The Eurochild Conference in Opatija will bring positive examples of how public decision-makers at local, national and European levels are respecting the right of children to participate in decisions affecting them. 

Alba Águila‐Otero, Carla González‐García, Amaia Bravo, Susana Lázaro‐Visa, Jorge F. del Valle - International Journal of Social Welfare9 Oct 2018

The main goal of this article was to explore the correlates of mental health diseases in a sample of 169 children with intellectual disability (6–18 years old) in residential care in Spain compared with a group of 625 children, also in residential care but without disability.

Maria Barbosa Ducharne - EUSARF 20182 Oct 2018
Centro de Congressos da Alfândega do Porto, Portugal

The European Scientific Association on Residential & Family Care for Children and Adolescents Conference will be held in Porto, Portugal from 2nd to 5th October 2018.

Paula Vagos, Diana Ribeiro da Silva, Nélio Brazão, Daniel Rijo, Jeff Elison - Child & Youth Care Forum29 Sep 2018

This study evaluated the psychometric properties of a Portuguese version of the Compass of Shame Scale using an adolescent sample, to investigate if its internal structure was valid for diverse adolescent subsamples, and to gather evidence on the construct validity of the instrument.

João M.S.Carvalho, Paulo Delgado, Vânia S. Pinto, Rami Benbenishty - Child Abuse & Neglect28 Sep 2018

An important goal of out of home care is to prepare the family and child for reunification. Practitioners are often required to make the decision whether to reunify a foster child with their biological family. This study examines this complex reunification decision in Portugal.

Ann Buchanan & Theano Kallinikaki - International Social Work14 Sep 2018

This article summarizes the situation of unaccompanied child (UAC) refugees in Greece in 2017/2018.

Udayan Care1 Sep 2018

This 10th issue of the Institutionalised Children Explorations and Beyond (ICEB) journal, released in September 2018, is a Special Focus issue on ‘Aftercare.’

Total Croatia News28 Aug 2018

The Croatian Ministry of Demography, Family and Youth Affairs, in collaboration with UNICEF and a civil society organization in the country, has launched a foster care campaign under the slogan "Every Child Needs a Family," according to this article from Total Croatia News. 

Jesús M. Jiménez-Morago, Esperanza León, Cecilia Algeciras - Children and Youth Services Review29 Jul 2018

The main purpose of this paper is to explore non-kin foster carers' sense of parental competence and analyze its determinants and predictors in non-kin foster families.

Delphine Brun - CARE & Promundo1 Jul 2018

With a focus on the situation in Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan, and Greece, this report aims to provide a better understanding of the gendered impact of the refugee crisis on unaccompanied adolescent boys, aged 13 to 17, and men, single or living separately from their families; and to highlight actual and potential gaps in the humanitarian response.