ESWRA, KU Leuven, Universiteit Antwerpen, Universiteit Gent10 Apr 2019
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.
Tabea Symanzik, Arnold Lohaus, Ann-Katrin Job, Sabrina Chodura, Kerstin Konrad, Nina Heinrichs, Vanessa Reindl - Mental Health & Prevention8 Dec 2018
This paper focuses on the longitudinal examination of perceived reactive attachment disorder (RAD) symptoms and indiscriminate, insecure and pseudomature behavior in foster children, many of them having experienced maltreatment and neglect in the family of origin.
E. L. L. Strijbosch, I. B. Wissink, G. H. P. van der Helm, G. J. J. M. Stams - Children and Youth Services Review28 Nov 2018
The present study describes how two youth care organizations in the Netherlands implemented group climate monitoring instruments for children as part of the broader ‘You Matter!’ project, and aims to answer the question how these monitoring instruments can help to improve group climate when routinely embedded in daily care.
Frank Van Holen, Lenny Trogh, Delphine West, Nina Meys, Johan Vanderfaeillie - Children and Youth Services Review22 Nov 2018
In this study, concept mapping was used to identify the needs of nonkinship foster parents from Caucasian ethnicity who care for unaccompanied refugee minors (URM) in Flanders (Dutch speaking part of Belgium).
On 15 November, care leavers and young people in Europe shared their recommendations with more than 60 representatives of governments, NGOs, youth welfare services and universities at the final project roundtable in Brussels.