Western Europe

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ISSA18 Jun 2019
Location: 
Leiden, Netherlands

The ISSA Conference 2019 will be packed with the latest learnings and insights from the Early Childhood Development field, offering two days of knowledge sharing, dialogue and networking.

Tamara Gander, Cyril Boonmann, Jörg M. Fegert, Michael Kölch, Klaus Schmeck, Alain Di Gallo, Claudia Dölitzsch, Marc Schmid - Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology17 May 2019

This study investigated what factors are associated with an improvement in quality of life (QoL) during residential stay for children and adolescents living in youth welfare institutions in Switzerland.

Melanie Tamara Kungl, Sandra Gabler, Ina Bovenschen, Katrin Lang, Janin Zimmermann, Gottfried Spangler - Developmental Child Welfare6 May 2019

This study investigates the nature of newly formed relationships between children and their foster carers.

Işık Kulu-Glasgow, Monika Smit and Ibrahim Sirkeci19 Apr 2019

This book largely focuses on unaccompanied minors who arrived in a European country in 2015, with special attention paid to the top-three nationalities of unaccompanied minors, namely Syrian, Afghan and Eritrean minors.

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.

Kirti Zeijlmans, Mónica López López, Hans Grietens, Erik J. Knorth - Child Abuse Review5 Apr 2019

This open access research paper examines the influence of children, birth parents and foster carers on the matching decision from a practitioner's perspective.

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. 

Maria Groinig & Stephan Sting - Children and Youth Services Review22 Mar 2019

The increasing importance of higher levels of formal education and training leads to an extended transition phase to adulthood in Austria. This article explores how care leavers are confronted with new disadvantages and with a lack of political and societal attention.

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.

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