Western Europe

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ESWRA, KU Leuven, Universiteit Antwerpen, Universiteit Gent10 Apr 2019
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.

Karen Albright, Laura Schwab Reese, Richard D. Krugman - Child Abuse & Neglect3 Jan 2019

The aim of this study was to investigate how workers within Child Protective Services (CPS) systems in Colorado and the Netherlands measure and perceive the effectiveness of their CPS system.

Albermann K, Wiegand-Grefe S, Winter S - Europe PMC1 Jan 2019

This paper presents different instruments for the assessment of child abuse in families with parental mental illness.

Kirti Zeijlmans, Mónica López López, Hans Grietens, Erik J. Knorth - Child Abuse & Neglect24 Dec 2018

This research explores how decision-making heuristics are used by practitioners to determine which foster family is the best fit for a child.

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.

Harm Damen, Jan W. Veerman, Ad A. Vermulst, Rozemarijn van Pagée, Rozemarijn Nieuwhoff, Ron H.J. Scholte - Child & Family Social Work6 Dec 2018

The aim of this study was to examine changes in parental empowerment and child behavioural problems during a period of youth care and how changes are related to the kind of services provided.

Carolien Konijn - Children and Youth Services Review4 Dec 2018

For this study, ten multilevel meta-analyses were performed to examine factors that can affect instability of foster care placement.

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).

SOS Children's Villages21 Nov 2018

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.