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The Accelerator Academy is a 2-year certificate program developed by the Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO) that combines in-person instruction, remote learning, and mentored practicum with some of the world's leaders in deinstitutionalization.
This WHO–UNICEF–Lancet Commission lays the foundations for a new global movement for child health that addresses the two crises of climate change and predatory commercial exploitation, and presents high-level recommendations that position children at the centre of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
This article from the Irish Times features interviews with several care leavers, ahead of the fifth annual Care Day on 21 February 2020, an international celebration of children and young people with care experience celebrated in Ireland, the UK, Spain, Finland, Croatia, Australia and New Zealand.
"Children in Maryland's foster care system are languishing in psychiatric hospitals even when they no longer require hospital care," says this segment of NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday. "The state doesn't have enough space to place them elsewhere."
The purpose of this study was to describe the demographics, state-dependent living situations, and juvenile detention usage of state-dependent commercially sexually exploited youth.
A fire tore through a children’s group home in Haiti Thursday night, killing at least 15 children at a facility run by a U.S.-based Christian organization, according to UNICEF.
Using a sequential, mixed methods approach, data from 115 sexually active African American youth in foster care (17-20 years old) were analyzed to determine their level of protection and whether gender was a factor in their prevention efforts.
This article uses the framework of the CRC to review how the world has studied the involvement of child soldiers in armed conflict.
In this opinion piece for Youth Today, Benjamin Bencomo - an assistant professor of social work at New Mexico Highlands University - writes about his experience as a social worker supporting an Indigenous young person as he aged out of foster care and how he learned to allow the young person to define his own goals for a successful transition to adulthood.
This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of the Happy Parenting: Round-the-Clock Parenting (HPRCP) program for Macau parents on shift work, using randomized controlled trial design.