Southern Europe

This page contains documents and other resources related to children's care in Southern Europe. Browse the resources by country or category for more specific information.

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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. 

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.

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.

Maria Barbosa-Ducharne, Sylvie Marinho - Research on Social Work Practice26 Jun 2018

The main goals of this study were to determine the incidence of preadoption breakdown in Portugal, describe preadoptive parents’ reasons for ending placement, compare intact/disrupted placements, and identify adoption disruption risk and protective factors.

Better Care Network22 Jun 2018

This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Claire Caruana - Times of Malta14 Jun 2018

The government of Malta has unveiled its final draft of the new Children’s Protection Act, according to this article from the Times of Malta.

Paulo Delgado, Vânia S. Pinto, João M.S. Carvalho, Robbie Gilligan - Child & Family Social Work29 May 2018

This is a pilot study on the sensitive issue of how children and young people experience family contact in foster care, and the views of key adults in their lives on the same issue.

María J Fuentes, Isabel M Bernedo, María D Salas, Miguel A García-Martín - International Social Work22 May 2018

This study analyzes the opinions of foster families and social workers regarding the benefits and problems associated with contact visits.

Tatiana Eremenko & Amparo González‐Ferrer - Population, Space and Place20 May 2018

In this paper, the authors examine the reunification patterns of children left‐behind by parents who migrated to France and Spain in order to understand whether children from standard two‐parent families differ in their chances of joining their migrant parents in the destination country compared to children in non‐standard families (single parent and blended families), as well as the potential role of immigration policies on these chances.