Western Europe

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ESWRA, KU Leuven, Universiteit Antwerpen, Universiteit Gent10 Apr 2019
Location: 
Leuven, Belgium

This conference focuses on the ways social work research and practice can operate in context of changing welfare state paradigms, and in particular how core values of human rights and social justice can be embodied and realised.

ISS8 Apr 2019

ISS/IRC is seeking a Children’s Rights Specialist/Officer.

EuroChild3 Apr 2019

The event will bring together Members of the European Parliament, European Commission officials, and civil society from both EU and national level. Its aim is to capitalise on existing EU commitments on the issue of protection of children in migration and will look at how EU policies and the next multi-annual financial framework (MFF) will champion these commitments, ensuring that children in migration and those unaccompanied in particular, grow up in inclusive societies where their rights are respected. 

Opening Doors for Europe's Children15 Mar 2019

This factsheet highlights the developments and challenges still ahead in Belgium and offers key recommendations to the EU and the national government to ensure that children are cared for in family-based settings.

Opening Doors for Europe's Children15 Mar 2019

This factsheet highlights the developments and challenges still ahead in Austria and offers key recommendations to the EU and the national government to ensure that children are cared for in family-based settings.

F.B. van Rooij, C.van der Put, A.M. Maaskant, D. Folkering, J.M.A. Hermanns - Children and Youth Services Review22 Feb 2019

This study examined the predictive power of the Strength and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) for predicting foster placement breakdown.

Anne-Fleur W. K. Vischer, Erik J. Knorth, Hans,Grietens, Wendy J. Post - Children and Youth Services Review31 Jan 2019

In order to gain insight into the role that decision-making plays in family preservation practice, the authors of this article studied decision-making within a family preservation (FP)-intervention program provided by the Expertise Center.

Lauritz Rudolf Floribert Müller, Karl Phillipp Büter, Rita Rosner, Johanna Unterhitzenberger - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health30 Jan 2019

This article presents a cross-sectional survey in 19 facilities for minor refugees in Bavaria, Germany, screening for posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS), depression, anxiety, externalizing behaviour, and post-migration factors.

BBC News29 Jan 2019

"Belgian authorities have asked for DNA samples of children adopted from the Democratic Republic of Congo to establish if their biological parents are still alive," according to this article from BBC News.

Lieselot De Wilde, Jochen Devlieghere, Michel Vandenbroeck, Bruno Vanobbergen - Children and Youth Services Review18 Jan 2019

This articles presents an analysis of 33 semi-structured interviews with foster families in Flanders, exploring the tensions between voluntaristic and professionalising tendencies in foster care.

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